David Resnik, Bioethicist
David B. Resnik, J.D., Ph.D.
Bioethicist and NIEHS IRB Chair
Dr. Resnik has an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and J.D. from Concord University School of Law. He received his B.A. in philosophy from Davidson College. Dr. Resnik was an Associate and Full Professor of Medical Humanities at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) from 1998-2004, and an Associate Director of the Bioethics Center at ECU and University Health Systems from 1998-2004. Dr. Resnik was Assistant and Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wyoming (UW) from 1990-1998, and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Ethics at UW from 1995-1998. Dr. Resnik has published over 200 articles on various topics in philosophy and bioethics and is the author of 8 books. He serves on several editorial boards and is an Associate Editor of the journal Accountability in Research. Resnik is also Chair of the NIEHS Institutional Review Board. (Photo Source: David Resnik)
Elise M. Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Smith has a PhD and MA in Applied Social Science (Bioethics) from the University of Montreal. She has a fellowship from the Fonds de Recherche Quebec, in partnership with the NIH, to conduct research on authorship and other ethical issues in scientific research, under Dr. Resnik's supervision.