Stacey Springs, PhD, is a research faculty member in the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health at Brown University. She received her PhD in pharmaceutical economics and health policy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Stacey is interested in the bioethical dimensions of shared decision-making and decisions made by proxies on behalf of critically ill newborns. She is an AHRQ K12 Scholar in Comparative Effectiveness/Patient-Centered Outcomes Research.
Sarah Stoneking, MD, is the chief internal medical resident at Cambridge Health Alliance. She received both her BA with a major in chemistry, minors in anthropology and music, and her MD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is interested in bioethical problems that arise in the care of communities who live with chronic psychiatric and medical illness, substance use, as well as those that arise in the process of engaging medical trainees.
Brooke serves as the primary point of contact for the Master’s program at the Center, for prospective students, administrative committee members and faculty. She’ll likely be the first person you meet when you connect with us about the program and will be smiling at you as you are handed your diploma. As the master's program manager, Brooke plays a key role in the program and curriculum process, and maintains ongoing engagement with our alumni in the field. Brooke is passionate about program development, student affairs, and assessment.
Core Faculty, Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine; Director, Writing Support Program; Executive Editor, HMS Bioethics Journal; Executive Editor, Pediatric Ethicscope
Stowe Locke Teti is a core faculty member at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics, a Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, and an ASBH-certified clinical ethicist. He is the director of the Center's Writing Support Program, executive editor of the HMS Bioethics Journal and executive editor of Pediatric Ethicscope: The Journal of Pediatric Bioethics.
Dennis F. Thompson is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy Emeritus at Harvard University, and the founding director of the university-wide Center for Ethics and the Professions (now the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics). He has also been a professor of public policy in the Kennedy School of Government. Thompson’s books include: Restoring Responsibility: Ethics in Government, Business, and Healthcare; and most recently The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It (co-authored with Amy Gutmann).
Benjamin Tolchin, MD, MS is a fellow in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a member of the Hospital Ethics Committee. During his neurology residency at Columbia University Medical Center, he designed and implemented an ethics curriculum for his fellow residents, and served as the resident representative on the American Academy of Neurology’s Ethics, Law, and Humanity Committee. Previously he completed his medical doctorate at Harvard Medical School and his undergraduate studies at Harvard College, with a concentration in philosophy.
Director, Harvard Center for Bioethics, Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics)
Dr. Robert Truog is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Anaesthesiology & Pediatrics and Director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Truog received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and is board certified in the practices of pediatrics, anesthesiology, and pediatric critical care medicine. He also holds a master’s degree in philosophy from Brown University and an honorary master of arts from Harvard University.
David Urion, MD is Director of Education and Residency training Programs in Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), where he holds the Chares F. Barlow Chair in Neurology along with serving as the Director of Behavioral Neurology Clinics & Programs at BCH. He received his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine, and after training in internal medicine and in pediatrics at BCH, trained in child neurology in the Harvard Longwood Neurology Training Program.
Melissa K. Uveges, PhD, MA, RN, received a BS in chemistry from Berry College and a BS in nursing from the University of Florida. Following her baccalaureate education, she practiced clinical nursing in the neonatal intensive care unit for several years before completing an MS in nursing and an MA in religion with an ethics concentration at Yale University. Following her studies at Yale, she was selected for a two-year clinical bioethics fellowship at Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics, where