Johns Hopkins University, United States
Jeremy Sugarman, MD, MPH, MA is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethics & Medicine, professor of medicine, professor of Health Policy and Management, and deputy director for medicine of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University. He is internationally recognized as a leader in biomedical ethics with particular expertise in applying empirical methods and evidence-based standards for evaluating and analyzing bioethical issues. His contributions to both bioethics and policy include his work on the ethics of informed consent, umbilical cord blood banking, stem cell research, international HIV prevention research, global health, and research oversight. He has served on the Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission and is a member of ISSCR’s Ethics and Public Policy Committees. He also co-chairs the Johns Hopkins’ Institutional Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee. Dr. Sugarman has been elected as a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, Association of American Physicians, and the Institute of Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Physicians and the Hastings Center.