Member of the Bioethics Council

I. Glenn Cohen


I. Glenn Cohen is a professor and a Deputy Dean at Harvard Law School and the Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology & Bioethics. 

He is the author of more than 200 articles and chapters in leading medical, science, bioethics, public health, and law journals, and author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of more than 18 books on the intersection of law, medicine, and ethics. He is a Fellow at the Hastings Center and at the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation and leads several multimillion dollar grant-funded projects. He currently serves on the Ethics Committee of the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Prior to his academic career he was an appellate attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice and he has had litigated before the US Supreme Court. 

Glenn Cohen received a BA in Bioethics and Psychology from the University of Toronto and a JD from Harvard Law School.