I. Glenn Cohen
Professor, Harvard Law School at Harvard University
Editor of The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues (Oxford University Press, 2013) Co-editor of Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future (MIT Press, 2014) Co-editor Identified Versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2015) Co-editor FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies (Columbia University Press, 2015) Co-editor The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Care Law (Oxford University Press, 2015-2016) Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2014)
Professor I. Glenn Cohen is one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics (sometimes also called "medical ethics") and the law, as well as health law. He also teaches civil procedure. 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. 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. Professor Cohen's current projects relate to big data, health information technologies, mobile health, reproduction/reproductive technology, research ethics, organ transplantation, rationing in law and medicine, health policy, FDA law, 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.