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.

Leadership & Staff

CERA is managed by a team of staff in the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) at Stanford University and the Division of Ethics in the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics at Columbia University.

Caroline Moore, B.A. ELSIhub Staff

Caroline Moore, B.A.

Caroline Moore, B.A. is a Social Science Research Professional of CERA at Stanford University. Prior to joining CERA, she worked in the non-profit sector fighting for equitable access to health care. Her areas of interest include applied ethics, reproductive justice, and intersectional analysis of social, political, and economic injustices.

Liz Pudel, B.A. ELSIhub Staff

Liz Pudel, B.A.

Liz Pudel, B.A. is a Research Associate in the Department of Medical Humanities at Columbia University where she supports the CERA and the ELSI Congress in the Division of Ethics. She is currently a student at the CUNY School of Law, where she brings a social medicine lens to public interest law.

Dounya Alami-Nassif, M.A. ELSIhub Staff

Dounya Alami-Nassif, M.A.

Dounya Alami-Nassif, M.A. is the Administrative Coordinator in the Division of Ethics at Columbia University. Prior to joining CERA, Dounya worked in nonprofit communications and development, academic event planning and promotion, and local government administration. Her interests include the intersections between area/diaspora studies and medical humanities as well as amplifying global discussions.