Brendan Parent, JD, is director of transplant ethics and policy research and assistant professor of bioethics in the division of medical ethics with joint appointment in surgery at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. For the New York State Bar Association, he serves as chair of the ethical issues in health care committee and as editor-in-chief of the Health Law Journal. He is a fellow of the Center for Genetics and Society, policy advisor for the Bellevue Hospital Ethics Committee, and a member of the Tr-SCI Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee.
He is currently leading a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded project examining the ethics of big data for AI in health research and healthcare. He has published academic articles in peer reviewed journals spanning law, medicine, science, sports, and ethics, and his work has been featured in the Washington Post, The NY Times, Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, and on NPR.