Robert I. Field

Drexel University

Robert I. Field is professor of law at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law and professor of health management and policy at the and Dornsife School of Public Health of Drexel University.  He is also faculty director of the Law School’s Center for Law and Transformational Technology and director of Drexel’s joint JD/MPH program.  He is the author of Mother of Invention: How the Government Created “Free-Market” Health Care and Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise, both published by Oxford University Press.  His recent research has addressed ethical issues in vaccination, privacy of genetic and neurotechnology data, private equity investment in health care, and comparative health reform.  He is the recipient of a Fulbright Specialist Award for teaching in New Zealand, an Erasmus Mundus scholarship for lectures in France and Denmark, and an appointment as Chaire des Ameriques by the Institut Des Ameriques de Rennes for research on health system structure in France.  Before joining the Drexel faculty, he founded and chaired the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of Sciences in Philadelphia.

Presentation (PPTX format): AI and Human Germline Editing: EU Regulation as a Model for the US