Lainie F. Ross

Lainie Ross, MD, PhD is a prolific author, having authored or co-authored 4 books and over 200 articles on ethical and policy issues in organ transplantation, genetic testing, pediatrics, and human subjects protections. She is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences, where she addresses ethical controversies in medical practice and research.

Dr. Ross was a 2014 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the 2015 recipient of the William Bartholome Award in Ethical Excellence from the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has served on the Secretary Advisory Committee of Human Subjects Protections (SACHRP), the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Bioethics Executive Committee (including a 4 year term as chair from 2010-2014), and  numerous NIH data safety monitoring boards. She currently serves on the NIH Special Emphasis Panel on Societal and Ethical Issues in Research (SEIR), on the board of directors of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Pediatrics, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, Journal of Empirical Research in Human Research Ethics, and the Journal of Clinical Ethics.

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