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Friday, March 22, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
Location: TBD
Vardit Ravitsky, Ph.D
President of The Hastings Center
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine, Part-time, Harvard Medical School
Professor, University of Montréal


Vardit Ravitsky, PhD, is a Full Professor at the Bioethics Program, School of Public Health, University of Montreal, and a part-time Senior Global Health and Social Medicine Lecturer at Harvard Medical School. She received her PhD from Bar-Ilan University in Israel, her MA from the University of New Mexico, and her BA from Sorbonne University in Paris, France. Ravitsky’s runs an active research program in bioethics and holds several positions on advisory boards of funding agencies. Her research in bioethics focuses on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetics/genomics and assisted reproductive technologies, emphasizing emerging biotechnologies and their implications for women’s autonomy and disability rights. She is President of the International Association of Bioethics; Director of Ethics and Health at the Center for Research on Ethics; member of the National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) Genomics & Society Working Group; a 2020 Trudeau Foundation Fellow and Chair of the Foundation’s COVID-19 Impact Committee, as well as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and of the Hastings Center.


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Center for Bioethics