Friday, February 10, 2012
A big welcome to our guest blogger for the month of February, Carl H. Coleman, who is a Professor of Law at Seton Hall Law School where he serves as Director of Global Initiates for Seton Hall’s Center for Health Pharmaceutical Law & Policy and Gibbons Institute for Law, Science & Technology. He is the lead author of The Ethics and Regulation of Research with Human Subjects (Lexis, 2005, with Menikoff, Goldner, and Dubler), as well as numerous articles on health law and policy in leading legal and heath policy journals. During the 2006-07 academic year, he served as Bioethics and Law Advisor at the World Health Organization (WHO), and he continues to work closely with WHO on various projects related to ethics and public health. In addition, he is a member of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), which is charged with providing expert advice to the Office for Human Research Protections of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Before coming to Seton Hall, he was Executive Director of the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, where he worked on projects on assisted reproductive technologies, genetic testing and screening, physician-assisted suicide, and surrogate healthcare decision-making. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was Supervising Editor of the Harvard Law Review. Following law school, he served as law clerk to the Hon. James L. Oakes, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.