Aaron Goldenberg, PhD MPH
Dr. Aaron Goldenberg is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is also the Research Director for the Department and Co-Director of the Case Western Center for Genetic Research Ethics and Law. Dr. Goldenberg earned his PhD in Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University. Since joining the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Goldenberg’s work has focused on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetics and genomics in clinical and public health settings. His research program has been grounded by a number of major project areas, including: 1) ethical implications of expanding newborn screening programs; 2) storage and use of biological specimens for future research; 3)diversity in genetic research, including the implications of gene-environment interactions for racial/ethnic minorities and other communities experiencing health disparities. In addition to these scholarly initiatives, Dr. Goldenberg leads ethics and legal workgroups for the Newborn Screening Translational Research Network and the American Public Health Laboratory Association. He is also a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the National Institutes of Health All of US Research Program.