I. Glenn Cohen

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I. Glenn Cohen
Born 1978
Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Alma mater University of Toronto B.A.
Harvard Law School J.D.
Occupation Assistant Professor
Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Employer Harvard Law School
Known for Bioethics & Law; Health Law; Medical Tourism, Reproductive technology
Website
I. Glenn Cohen. Harvard Law School Faculty Page

I. Glenn Cohen (born in 1978 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is an Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is also a co-director of Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics.[1]

Cohen has written a number of articles, appearing in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine; the Stanford, Southern California, Minnesota, Iowa, and Hastings Law Reviews; the Harvard Journal of Law and Negotiation; the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology; the Food and Drug Law Journal; the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics; and the Hastings Center Reports. He has given interviews and been cited by ABC News,[2] The Boston Globe, Mother Jones,[3] NPR, PBS,[4] and AOL News.[5]

Background and education[edit]

Cohen attended the University of Toronto where he received an Hon. B.A. in Bioethics (Philosophy) and Psychology in 2000. He served as a Primary Editor on the Harvard Law Review and published two student notes. He received his J.D., magna cum laude in 2003.[1]

He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 2003–2004 and then worked on the Appellate Staff in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice from 2004-2006.

He is a board member of the American Association of Law Schools, Law, Medicine, and Health Care Section Executive Committee and served as a board member of the Institutional Review Board for Fenway Health from 2007-2010.[6]

Academic career[edit]

In 2006 Cohen returned to Harvard as an Academic Fellow & Lecturer On Law at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. Upon completing his fellowship, in 2008, Cohen became a tenure-track professor at Harvard Law School. Cohen’s work lies at the intersection of law and bioethics.

Publications[edit]

  • Medical Tourism, Access to Health Care, and Global Justice, Virginia Journal of International Law (2011)[7]
  • Prohibiting Anonymous Sperm Donation and the Child Welfare Error, Hastings Center Report (2011)[8]
  • Human Embryonic Stem-Cell Research Under Siege — Battle Won but Not the War, New England Journal of Medicine (2011)
  • Fetal Pain, Abortion, Viability and the Constitution, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (2011)(Co-Authored with Sadath Sayeed)[9]
  • Trading-Off Reproductive Technology and Adoption: Does Subsidizing IVF Decrease Adoption Rates and Should It Matter? Minnesota Law Review (2010) (Co-authored with Daniel Chen)[10]
  • Protecting Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Medical Tourism and the Patient-Protective Argument, Iowa Law Review (2010)[11]
  • Medical Tourism: The View from Ten Thousand Feet, Hastings Center Report (2010)[12]
  • Well, What About the Children? Best Interests Reasoning, the New Eugenics, and the Regulation of Reproduction, Gruter Institute Squal Valley Conference (2010)[13]
  • The Constitution and the Rights not to Procreate, Stanford Law Review (2008)[14]
  • The Right Not to Be a Genetic Parent?, Southern California Law Review (2008)[15]
  • Intentional Diminishment, the Non-Identity Problem, and Legal Liability, Hastings Law Journal (2008))[16]
  • Negotiating Death: ADR and End of Life Decision-making, Harvard Negotiation Law Review (2004)[17]
  • Note, The Price of Everything, the Value of Nothing: Reframing the Commodification Debate, Harvard Law Review (2003) [18]
  • Therapeutic Orphans, Pediatric Victims? The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and Existing Pediatric Human Subject Protection, Food & Drug Law Journal (2003)[19]
  • Gore, Gibson, and Goldsmith: The Evolution of Internet Metaphors in Law and Commentary, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology (2002) (Co-authored with Jonathan Blavin)[20]
  • Recent Case, Supreme Court of New Jersey Holds that Preembryo Disposition Agreements are Not Binding When One Party Later Objects - J.B. V. M.B., Harvard Law Review (2001)[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b I. Glenn Cohen. Harvard Law School Personal Biography Page
  2. ^ Courtney Hutchison, ABC News, North Carolina mom with Breast Cancer Loses Custody, May 10, 2011
  3. ^ Kate Sheppard: Behind the Right's Fetal-Pain Push. In: Mother Jones. May. 26, 2011
  4. ^ Cohen on PBS: Why patients are going abroad for medical care
  5. ^ I. Glenn Cohen. Harvard Law School Faculty Page
  6. ^ Fenway Health 2010 Annual Report
  7. ^ SSRN page for Medical Tourism, Access to Health Care, and Global Justice
  8. ^ Abstract page for Prohibiting Anonymous Sperm Donation and the Child Welfare Error
  9. ^ SSRN page for Fetal Pain, Abortion, Viability and the Constitution
  10. ^ SSRN page for Trading-Off Reproductive Technology and Adoption: Does Subsidizing IVF Decrease Adoption Rates and Should It Matter?
  11. ^ SSRN page for Protecting Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Medical Tourism and the Patient-Protective Argument
  12. ^ SSRN page for Medical Tourism: The View from Ten Thousand Feet
  13. ^ SSRN page for Well, What About the Children? Best Interests Reasoning, the New Eugenics, and the Regulation of Reproduction
  14. ^ SSRN page for The Constitution and the Rights not to Procreate
  15. ^ SSRN page for The Right Not to Be a Genetic Parent?
  16. ^ SSRN page for Intentional Diminishment, the Non-Identity Problem, and Legal Liability
  17. ^ SSRN page for Negotiating Death: ADR and End of Life Decision-making
  18. ^ SSRN page for The Price of Everything, the Value of Nothing: Reframing the Commodification Debate
  19. ^ SSRN page for Therapeutic Orphans, Pediatric Victims? The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and Existing Pediatric Human Subject Protection
  20. ^ SSRN page for Gore, Gibson, and Goldsmith: The Evolution of Internet Metaphors in Law and Commentary
  21. ^ SSRN page for Supreme Court of New Jersey Holds that Preembryo Disposition Agreements are Not Binding When One Party Later Objects - J.B. V. M.B.

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