Associate Professor of Global Health and Population
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Nir Eyal, DPhil, is an associate professor of global health and population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. A philosopher by training, he works on research ethics, public health ethics, and clinical bioethics. Dr. Eyal's work has been published in Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, The New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Public Library of Science Med, The BMJ, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, and other leading bioethics journals. His work on research ethics focuses on ethics in HIV cure-related trials, in health policy trials, and in efficacy trials for vaccine candidates against emerging infections. Dr. Eyal received doctoral training at the University of Oxford and postdoctoral training at the NIH Department of Bioethics and Princeton University. He has held faculty positions at Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (as visiting faculty) and at Harvard Medical School, both of which he continues to be affiliated with. In the summer of 2019, Dr. Eyal is moving to Rutgers University as the Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics, as well as Distinguished Professor at the School of Public Health and the Department of Philosophy, where he will found the Rutgers Center for Population-Level Bioethics.
Friday, November 16
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM