GE2P2 Global Foundation elects Robert I. Field, PhD, MPH, JD and Barbara K. Redman, PhD, MBE to its Board of Directors

The GE2P2 Global Foundation said its elected two new members to its Board of Directors.

Robert I. Field, PhD, MPH, JD is Professor of Law and Professor of Health Management and Policy at the Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA. Dr. Field is a nationally known expert in health care regulation and its role in implementing public policy.  He is also a lecturer in health care management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow of Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. Professor Field's recent scholarly work has focused on health reform and is effects on the structure of the health care system, ethical issues in vaccines, and policy implications of genetic databases.

Barbara Redman, PhD, MBE is an Associate Faculty at the Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Redman is an internationally respected researcher and author in the field of bioethics and a highly regarded administrator and teacher. Dr. Redman has been a Visiting Fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, a Edmond J Safra Network Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics. Dr. Redman also has been executive director of the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Her areas of expertise include research ethics (especially research misconduct), and ethics of chronic illness.

Foundation President David R. Curry commented “We are very pleased to have Robert Field and Barbara Redman join our growing board. Each brings demonstrated scholarship, strong domain knowledge, and deep insights to the work of the GE2P2 Global Foundation. We look forward to their contributions as we grow and engage our purpose of advancing ethical and scientific rigor in research and evidence generation in human rights action, humanitarian response, health, education, heritage stewardship, and sustainable development.

Drs. Field and Redman join founding Board members – David Curry, MS and Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, The Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics and Director, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine, Langone Medical Center, New York –  bringing the board-in-formation to four members.

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