There will be a Special Educational Event on Wednesday, July 27 in the Goldman International Conference Center. Our guest speaker will be Michelle Meyer, JD, PhD, assistant professor of Bioethics at Clarkson University and director of Bioethics Policy in the Clarkson–Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Bioethics Program.
Dr. Meyer is an expert in the intersection of law and bioethics. Dr. Meyer earned a PhD in religious studies, with a focus on practical ethics, from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a founding co-editor of the Harvard Law Review Forum. She is a popular speaker at IRB professional conferences, particularly on thorny ethical issues such as the Facebook contagion study, and she reaches wide audiences via popular writing in WIRED, Forbes, the NYT, etc. She recently wrote a response to Rebecca Skloot’s call for greater regulation on biospecimens.
Dr. Meyer will be presenting “Learning Health Systems: Ethical Considerations and Governance Structures“ and will be hosted by the Human Research Protection Program.