I. Glenn Cohen is a professor at Harvard Law School, and is faculty director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. His award-winning work at the intersection of law, medicine, and ethics – in particular, medical tourism and assisted reproduction – has been published in leading journals, such as the Harvard Law Review, Stanford Law Review, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Bioethics, andAmerican Journal of Public Health. He was previously a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a faculty scholar in bioethics with the Greenwall Foundation. He is the author, editor, and/or co-editor of several books, including a number that are forthcoming. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty, Cohen served as a clerk to Chief Judge Michael Boudin, US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and as an appellate lawyer in the Civil Division of the Department of Justice. In his role co-leading the Law and Ethics initiative for the Football Players Health Study at Harvard University, Cohen will oversee a variety of distinct initiatives with the primary goal of understanding and responding to legal and ethical issues that may promote or impede player health and wellbeing. He will also provide real-time consultation and advice to ensure that all Football Players Health Study clinical projects are conducted in accordance with the highest legal and ethical standards.
I. Glenn Cohen, professor at Harvard Law School, and faculty director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics discusses a key recommendation in a groundbreaking report from our Law & Ethics initiative, “Protecting and Promoting the Health of NFL Players: Legal and Ethical Analysis and Recommendations,” released in November 2016.
How understanding law and ethics helps us ensure the health and wellbeing of former NFL football players.
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