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Adrienne Asch

Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics

Director of the Center for Ethics at Yeshiva University
Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and
Professor of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Adrienne Asch is the Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics at Yeshiva University and professor of epidemiology and population health and family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her work focuses on the ethical, political, psychological and social implications of human reproduction and the family. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters and is the co-editor of Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights and The Double-Edged Helix: Social Implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society.

Asch received her doctorate in social psychology from Columbia University and was a member of the board of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities; the Clinton Task Force on Health Care Reform; and the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Policy Planning Group of the National Human Genome Research Institute. She is a board member of the Society of Jewish Ethics and the American Civil Liberties Union, a fellow at the Hastings Center and a member of the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law.

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