CERA is led by a multi-disciplinary team with advanced expertise in genomics, bioethics, legal analysis, social science research, and related fields. The CERA leadership identifies priority areas in ELSI, ensures the integrity of our collection of ELSI resources and analysis, and guides the community building and engagement activities of the Center.
Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S
Camille Nebeker, Ed.D., M.S. is Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine at UC San Diego. Dr. Nebeker studies the ethical, legal and social implications of emerging technologies used in health research. She co-founded and directs the Research Center for Optimal Digital Ethics (ReCODE Health) and serves on the World Health Organization’s Digital Health Roster of Experts.
Aaron Goldenberg, Ph.D.
Aaron Goldenberg, Ph.D. is Director of Research in the Department of Bioethics’ Center for Genetic Research Ethics and Law at the School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, one of the first three ELSI-funded CEERs. He is also Co-Director of the Center for Genetic Research Ethics and Law and Leader of the Ethics Core for the Institute for Computational Biology.
Marnie Gelbart, Ph.D.
Marnie Gelbart, Ph.D. leads initiatives for increasing awareness and conversation about the benefits and the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic advances, in her role as Director of Programs at the Personal Genetics Education Project (pgEd) at Harvard University.
Elizabeth Cohn, RN, NP, Ph.D., FAAN
Elizabeth Cohn, RN, NP, Ph.D., FAAN is the Associate Provost for Research and the Rudin Professor at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, City University of New York. Her work focuses on increasing representation of minorities in genetic and genomic research and working collaboratively with communities-at-risk.