President, Strategies for Well-Being, LLC; Research Bioethics Fellow, Harvard Medical School
A medical ethicist, researcher, writer, lecturer and president of Strategies for Well-Being, LLC., a global consultancy that specializes in health education, equity, disparities, advocacy, policy and communication. Ellis is passionately focused on the ethical protection of rights for patients—especially African Americans and other historically marginalized populations—in medical care and clinical research. He is also the author of Which Doctor? (2006) and Information in the Best Medicine (2012).
In addition to a weekly syndicated health column, he also hosts a weekly public health program on Philadelphia’s WURD-AM, contributes to a weekly health and medical segment on Philadelphia’s WDAS-FM, regular contributor to Los Angeles’s KJLH-FM, iHeart Radio in Boston, V94.9 in Birmingham.
Ellis has lectured or presented over a dozen times in Cuba since 2008. He also serves on several institutional review boards and ethic committees at Mercy Health Systems, Thomas Jefferson Health Systems, and, Drexel University Medicine in Philadelphia.
The native of Birmingham, Alabama did his Pre-Med studies at the University of Pennsylvania, his graduate studies at St. Joseph University (Certified Health Care Ethicist). and received a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Liverpool. He is a 2018-2019 Reseach Bioethics Fellow at Harvard Medical School.
Thursday, November 15
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Friday, November 16
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM