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.
Marta Herschkopf, MD, MSt is a psychiatrist on the consultation service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. She earned a master’s degree in Theology from Oxford and completed her medical training at Harvard Medical School and New York University. She is interested in ethical issues regarding medical decision-making capacity and personality disorders. Marta has also published and lectured widely on the interplay of psychiatry/medicine and spirituality.
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.
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (EXT)
Fariba Houman, PHD, CIP currently serves as the Director of the Human Research Protections Program at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Schepens Eye Research Institute. She is responsible for operations oversight, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance of their biomedical IRB. Dr. Houman received a Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular biology from Tufts Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
Insoo Hyun is a faculty member of the Center for Bioethics and senior lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and professor of bioethics and philosophy at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and As a Fulbright Scholar and Hastings Center Fellow, Dr. Hyun's interests include ethical and policy issues in stem cell research and new biotechnologies.
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