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Lainie F Ross, United States

Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Ethics
University of Chicago

Lainie Ross, MD, PhD, is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Ethics, a professor in the departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery, and the College at the University of Chicago where she co-Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.  She has written 5 books including Transplantation Ethics (2nd ed). with Robert M Veatch (Georgetown University Press. 2015) and The Living Donor as Patient:  Ethics and Practice with J. Richard Thistlethwaite Jr (Oxford University Press, 2021).  She has also written more than 200 research articles on ethical and policy issues in organ transplantation, genetic testing, pediatrics, and human subjects protections. 

Dr. Ross is a fellow of the Hastings Center and of the American Academy of Pediatrics. In 2009 she was awarded the Patricia Price Brown Prize in Biomedical Ethics from the Oklahoma Health Sciences University.  She was a 2014 recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the 2015 recipient of the William Bartholome Award in Ethical Excellence from the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Committee Role Section
Scientific Advisory Committee: Ethics Track Co-Chair