Benjamin Berkman, J.D., M.P.H, is the Deputy Director of the O’Neill Institute for Global and National Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Senior Fellow at the Centers. Mr. Berkman is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and has also served as a consultant to an Institute of Medicine Committee examining the protection of prisoners in human subjects research.

Mr. Berkman received a Juris Doctor and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan Law. Previously, he received a Bachelors Degree in the history of science and medicine at Harvard University. He has worked for the American Medical Association Ethics Department, ABC News Medical Unit, and the Economic and Social Research Institute. Mr. Berkman studies a wide range of issues, focusing on bioterrorism, but also including mental health, genetics, human experimentation, organ donation, and medical malpractice tort reform.