Abdullah Alhadhira, MD, is fellow in disaster medicine and disaster medicine and emergency management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center IDMC and research fellow in disaster medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a former acting chief and head physician of Saudi ARAMCO Emergency Departments and remote area clinics. Abdullah is secretary-general of Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine (SASEM) and board member of the Saudi Arabia Emergency Medicine National Support Program. He is an emergency medicine board certified graduate of the University of Western Ontario.
Natasha Aljalian, MBE, JD, LLM, is a member of the Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) Family Advisory Council and will begin serving on the BCH Ethics Advisory Committee in the fall. She received her BA from Hofstra University in psychology, a JD from St. John's University School of Law where she was editor-in-chief of the Law Review, an LLM from Boston University School of Law with a concentration in intellectual property law, and most recently a master of bioethics from Harvard Medical School.
Diana Anderson, MD, MArch, is an evidence-based design researcher at the McGill University Health Centre. She received her bachelor of science in architecture and master of architecture from McGill University, and her MD from the University of Toronto. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. She is interested in bioethics related to health care spaces, including the application towards design guidelines.
Irina Anselm, MD, is an attending physician in neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital. She received her MD from St. Petersburg Pediatric Medical University in Russia. As more and more genetic testing options become available, the more ethical dilemmas arise in areas such as the dissemination of test results, health care coverage, and public health care policy; she is interested in these ethical aspects surrounding genetic testing. She received the Making a Change for Mito Award from the MitoAction: Mitochondrial Disease Action Committee.
Elizabeth Boskey, PhD, MPH, LICSW, is a social worker and researcher in the Center for Gender Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital. She received her PhD in biophysics and her MPH from Johns Hopkins University with a focus on women's reproductive biology and health, and her MSSW from the University of Louisville. She is interested in ethical questions at the intersection of reproductive rights, fertility regulation, and transgender medicine. Elizabeth is the author of several popular science books for children and adults.
Glenn Ellis, MPH, is the president of Strategies for Well-Being, a health and wellness educator, an IRB member, and a medical writer whose work focuses on health equity and ethics in medicine. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, his undergraduate studies were in a pre-med core curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified health care ethicist from St. Joseph’s University, and received his MPH at the University of Liverpool.
Erica Greenberg, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the director of the Pediatric Psychiatry OCD and Tic Disorders Program. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in business administration, and received her MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. She attended the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program, and completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at MGH/McLean.
Thomas Hauser, MD, MPH, MMSc, is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the director of nuclear cardiology and the vice chair of the Institutional Review Board at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He received his BA in chemistry and physics from Harvard University, his MD with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, and his MMSc from Harvard Medical School.
Erica Holland, MD, is a clinical fellow in maternal and fetal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She received her BA from Cornell University and her MD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is interested in the bioethics of decision-making at the limits of fetal viability, and the care of pregnant women with substance use disorders.
Michael Ieong, MD, is the medical director for the medical intensive units at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and an assistant professor in the section of pulmonary, allergy, sleep and critical care medicine at Boston University Medical School. He co-chairs the BMC Ethics Committee and the Critical Care Executive Committee, a collaborative effort of all the adult intensive care units. He oversees the Clinical Ethics Consult Team and is active in developing and providing educational presentations on timely ethics topics to the Boston University Medical Center community. He is interested in the b