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Jonathan D. Moreno
Jonathan D. Moreno (IOM)
Jonathan D. Moreno is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Ethics and Professor of Medical Ethics and of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).  He holds a courtesy appointment as Professor of Philosophy.  He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, where he edits the magazine Science Progress (www.scienceprogress.org).  Moreno was a member of President Barack Obama’s transition team for the Department of Health and Human Services.  

He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and serves on numerous National Academies committees.  In 2008 he was designated a National Associate of the National Research Council.  Moreno has served as a senior staff member for two presidential advisory commissions, and has given invited testimony for both houses of congress.  He was an Andrew W. Mellon post doctoral fellow, holds an honorary doctorate from Hofstra University, and is a recipient of the Benjamin Rush Medal from the College of William and Mary Law School. 

Moreno has served as adviser to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among many other organizations.  Moreno is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University and a Fellow of the Hastings Center and the New York Academy of Medicine.  He is a past president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. 

Publisher’s Weekly said that his most recent book, Science Next: Innovation for the Common Good (Bellevue 2009), “brings hope into focus with reports of innovation that will enhance lives.”  His other books include Mind Wars: Brain Research and National Defense (2006), which the journal Nature called “fascinating and sometimes unsettling”; Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans (2001), described by the The New York Times as “an earnest and chilling account” and by the Journal of the American Medical Association as a “classic” in the literature on human experimentation.  His other books include Ethical Guidelines for Innovative Surgery (2006); Is There an Ethicist in the House? (2005); In the Wake of Terror: Medicine and Morality in a Time of Crisis (2003); Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research (2003); Deciding Together: Bioethics and Moral Consensus (1995); Ethics in Clinical Practice (2000); and Arguing Euthanasia (1995). 
Moreno has published more than 300 papers, reviews and book chapters, and is a member of several editorial boards.