Dr. Robert Klitzman, program director for the M.S. in bioethics program, was recently named a 2014 Hastings Center Fellow.
The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan research institution dedicated to bioethics since 1969, chooses fellows whose "distinguished contributions in their fields have been influential in bioethics."
In a statement, the Hastings Center said, "Hastings Center Fellows are an elected group of individuals of outstanding accomplishment, whose work has informed scholarship and/or public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, life sciences research and the environment."
"Their common distinguishing feature is uncommon insight and impact in areas of critical concern to the Center – how best to understand and manage the inevitable values questions, moral uncertainties and societal effects that arise as a consequence of advances in the life sciences, the need to improve health and health care for people of all ages, and mitigation of human impact on the natural world."