The University of Chicago, Chicago (United States of America)
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD, is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics; Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery and the College; Co-Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine, and Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.
Dr Ross’ research portfolio concentrates on ethical and policy issues in defining death, organ transplantation, genetics, pediatrics and human subjects protections. She has published four books and over 200 articles in the peer-reviewed literature.
Dr Ross earned her undergraduate degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University, her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and her doctorate in philosophy from Yale University. She trained in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.