Richard Whyte, MD, MBA, is the vice chair of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. Richard received his BS in chemistry, his MD from the University of Pittsburgh, and MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is interested in bioethical issues pertaining to the field of surgery—particularly cardiothoracic surgery. Richard is on the ethics committees of two national surgical organizations, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (chair) and the American College of Surgeons.
Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health
Daniel Wikler has been Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Ethics and Population Health at the Harvard School of Public Health since 2002, where he is also affiliated with university-wide programs including the Harvard Program in Ethics and Health and the Safra Center for Ethics.
James Wilkins, MD, DPHIL is a psychiatry resident in the Massachusetts General Hospital-McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. He graduated from Bowdoin College, completed a D.Phil. in human genetics at the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is serving as chief resident in geriatric psychiatry at McLean Hospital and serves on the Optimum Care Committee at MGH as well as one of the MGH panels of the IRB of Partners Healthcare.
Julian Willard, PhD, is chair of the interdisciplinary program at The Rivers School. He received his BA from Oxford University and both an MTh and a PhD in philosophy from King’s College, London. He is interested in community engagement strategies and the development of educational resources supporting bioethical learning in high schools. Previously a Yale-Hastings Scholar, Julian has published papers in the fields of epistemology, bioethics, and interdisciplinary education.
Stephen Wood, ACNP-BC, MS, is a nurse practitioner at the Winchester Hospital. He received his MS in toxicology from Northeastern University and his MS in nursing from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals. He is interested in the bioethics of substance abuse and mental health treatment. Stephen is a former James T. Melvin and H. Francis Burrows Scholar at the Mass General Institute of Health Professions.