Faculty, Co-director of Research Ethics
Harvard Center for Bioethics
Dr. Hey is a faculty member and Co-Director of Research Ethics at the Harvard Center for Bioethics. He is also a Research Scientist in the Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law (PORTAL) at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Western Ontario and BA (Honors) in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He previously held a postdoctoral fellowship in the Biomedical Ethics Unit at McGill University and a visiting scholarship at Oxford University.
His research interests lie at the intersection of biomedical ethics and philosophy of science—with a focus on clinical trials and ethical challenges across the drug research and development enterprise. His published work has appeared in scientific, medical, bioethics, and philosophical venues, including Science, Neurology, The BMJ, PLoS Medicine, Journal of Medical Ethics, Hastings Center Report, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, and Philosophy of Science.
Dr. Hey is also the founder and lead investigator of Aero Data Lab, an international collaboration of scientists, ethicists, and policymakers interested in developing new data science and visualizations tools to help us to better understand and communicate about the clinical research landscape.
Thursday, November 15
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM