HAA SPeaker Series: I Glenn Cohen

Monday, May 9th, 6:00pm PST on Zoom

Please join us for a Zoom webinar with Harvard Law Professor Glenn Cohen about Law and ethics at the cutting edge of medicine and the role that big data plays.

Prof. Cohen is one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law, as well as health law.

From Seoul to Krakow to Vancouver, Professor Cohen has spoken at legal, medical, and industry conferences around the world and his work has appeared in or been covered on PBS, NPR, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, Mother Jones, the New York Times, the New Republic, the Boston Globe, and several other media venues.

Prof. Cohen's current projects relate to big data, medical AI, health information technologies, mobile health, reproduction/reproductive technology, research ethics, organ transplantation, rationing in law and medicine, health policy, FDA law, COVID-19, translational medicine, and to medical tourism – the travel of patients who are residents of one country, the "home country," to another country, the "destination country," for medical treatment.

This event is presented by the Harvard Club of Sacramento.


Monday, May 9th
6pm-7pm PST
Complimentary attendance
Harvard graduates only


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Biography: I. Glenn Cohen

Professor I Glenn Cohen 

Prof. Cohen is the James A. Attwood and Leslie Williams Professor of Law, the Deputy Dean and

Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics. He was the youngest professor on the faculty at Harvard Law School (tenured or untenured) both when he joined the faculty in 2008 (at age 29) and when he was tenured as a full professor in 2013 (at age 34), though not the youngest in history.

He is the author of more than 200 articles and chapters and his award-winning work has appeared in leading legal (including the Stanford, Cornell, and Southern California Law Reviews), medical (including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA), bioethics (including the American Journal of Bioethics, the Hastings Center Report), scientific (Science, Cell, Nature Reviews Genetics) and public health (the American Journal of Public Health) journals, as well as Op-Eds in the New York Times, Washington Post, New Republic, Time Magazine, and other venues.

Professor Cohen received his Bachelor's degree in Bioethics (Philosophy) and Psychology from the University in 2000  and his J.D. degree from Harvard Law Scgool in 2003.