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Careers in Health Nonprofit & Bioethics: Opportunities, Impact and Innovation

Columbia University’s Masters of Bioethics and Nonprofit Management Programs invited students and alumni to join them for Careers in Health Nonprofits and Bioethics: Opportunities, Impact and Innovation held on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

During this 90-minute discussion, leaders spoke about their own professional journeys, discussed entry points and trends in this space, and provided valuable advice for students and alumni.

Speakers included: 

Cindy M. Lott, Esq., Associate Professor of Professional Practice & Academic Director, M.S. Nonprofit Management Program

Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons | Joseph Mailman School of Public Health & Director, Online and In-person Masters of Bioethics Programs

Derek D. Ayeh, Senior Associate, Education & Policy at Medicare Rights Center; 

Robin Elliot, Former CEO of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation; and 

Timothy Higdon, Part-time Lecturer, M.S. Nonprofit Management Program & CEO, Hearing Health Foundation


Additional Resources:

Association of Fundraising Professionals:

Certified Fundraising Executive - Certificate:

Non-Profit Learning Lab:

Non-Profit Ready: