Assistant Professor & Director of Bioethics Policy
Union Graduate College-Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics Program
Michelle N. Meyer is Assistant Professor and Director of Bioethics Policy in the Union Graduate College–Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics Program, where she teaches, writes, and speaks on topics arising at the intersection of law, ethics, science and technology, especially research ethics and regulation. In addition to serving on the advisory boards of other academic research collaboratives, she is a member of the Board of Directors (unpaid) of PersonalGenomes.org, a nonprofit that develops novel ways of managing the ethical, legal, and technical aspects of open access repositories of highly identifiable human genomic data, and she is also a research participant in its Personal Genome Project. She holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in religious studies with a focus on applied ethics. Her scholarly work has appeared in leading journals of law, ethics, and science. She is also a Forbes contributor, and her writing for a popular audience has additionally appeared in the New York Times, the L.A. Times, Wired and Slate. Access her writing and more information at www.michellenmeyer.com and follow her on Twitter @MichelleNMeyer.
Friday, November 16
3:30 PM – 4:45 PM