Adrienne Asch

Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics, Yeshiva University; Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Adrienne Asch is the Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Center for Ethics at Yeshiva University, as well as Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and Family and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Asch provides overall leadership to the Center for Ethics. In addition, she teaches courses throughout the university on bioethics and professional ethics. She publishes widely in books and peer-reviewed journals and presents at conferences throughout the world on issues related to her teaching and research. Her scholarly work has focused on ethical issues in reproduction, death and dying, and justice for disadvantaged minorities in American society. She is editor with Erik Parens of Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights, published in 2000 by Georgetown University Press and a co-editor of The Double-Edged Helix: Social Implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society, published in 2002 by the Johns Hopkins University Press. Dr. Asch is a past board member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, past president and board member of the Society of Disability Studies, a fellow of the Hastings center, and a member of the NY State Task Force on Life and the Law.