IGSP Faculty

Lauren Dame, JD, MPH

Lauren Dame, JD, MPH

Associate Director, Genome Ethics, Law & Policy

Lauren Dame is the Associate Director for Genome Ethics, Law and Policy. She teaches courses at Duke Law School on "Bioethics" and "Genetics & the Law," and a first-year undergraduate seminar on "Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of the Genome Revolution." Ms. Dame received her A.B. in Human Biology from Stanford University, her J.D. from Harvard Law School, and her M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health. She has served as a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, an associate at the law firm of Covington & Burling, and Staff Attorney for Public Citizen' s Health Research Group in Washington, D.C.

Her areas of interest include bioethics, genetics, biomedical research and the protection of human subjects, healthcare policy, and the effects of technology on privacy. She is a Faculty Associate of the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. From September 2002 to December 2003, she was the Chair of North Carolina' s State Task Force on Genetics and Public Health.

Learn more about Lauren Dame's research in GenomeLIFE

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