Laura, a part-time staff assistant, is part of the administrative team at the Center. She is responsible for the logistics for regularly scheduled and occasional meetings such as, Ethics Consortium, Neuroethics Seminars, Research Ethics Consortium, and Public Ethics Forums, Harvard Ethics Leaders Meetings, and Organizational Ethics. She supports the functions of the Master’s program, drafts the with the weekly MBE newsletter and also assists our teaching faculty with their Canvas sites.
Bizu Gelaye, PhD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor at The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and The Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr.
Luke Gelinas, PhD is a teaching assistant in Research Ethics for the Master of Bioethics Degree program. He joined the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School in 2015 as the first Petrie-Flom Fellow in Research Ethics. Luke earned his PhD in 2014 from the University of Toronto, where he was a graduate fellow at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Ethics; he also has an MA in Religion summa cum laude from Yale Divinity School. Most recently, Luke completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics at the National
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Joseph T. Giacino, PhD co-teaches the Neuroethics course in the Master of Bioethics program. He is the Director of Rehabilitation Neuropsychology at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Consulting Neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. Dr.
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.
Charlotte Harrison is Hospital Ethicist and Director of the Office of Ethics at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she also co-chairs the Ethics Advisory Committee. She has served as director of the hospital’s literature and medicine program and has co-chaired organizational ethics task forces addressed to issues in the provision of extracorporeal life support and the conduct of organ donation after circulatory death. At the Center for Bioethics, she co-chairs the Organizational Ethics Interest Group with James Sabin MD.
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (EXT)
Javad Hashmi, MD is an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Athol Memorial Hospital, a critical access hospital in an underserved region of Massachusetts. He is pursuing a master's degree in theological studies at Harvard University. As a Fellow of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Hashmi is interested in the intersection between ethics, theology, and human rights. He is specifically interested in Islamic bioethics and believes Muslim physicians like himself must play a role in advocating for human and women's rights in the Islamic world.
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.