I. Glenn Cohen is a Professor at Harvard Law School, and the Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of more than 7 books and more than 100 articles and book chapters in legal, medical, public health, and bioethics periodicals.


Recent Posts by I. Glenn Cohen

Questions About The FDA’s New Framework For Digital Health

Under a new administration, the FDA is experimenting with a new way to balance innovation and risk with emerging medical technologies.

August 16, 2017Health IT

The Best-Laid Plans For Health Care

Tremendous uncertainty awaits, though I expect that we will see a slowing down of the repeal and replace process, with even the individual mandate persisting for some time; unmaking the Affordable Care Act without leaving millions stranded will be harder than the campaign may have suggested.

Planned Parenthood And Fetal Tissue Sale: Manufactured Controversy And The Real Ethical Debate

A Symposium On Health Law. Some have called the edited videos of Planned Parenthood's handling of fetal tissue donations a "hoax." Instead what happened here, I want to suggest, is what I will call a “manufactured controversy.”

March 9, 2016Health Equity, Quality

Until Next Year

It’s been our great pleasure to collaborate with the Health Affairs Blog on this series stemming from the Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium at Harvard Law School. This annual event takes a look back over the prior year and previews the year to come with regard to hot topics in...

Executions, Doctors, The U.S. Supreme Court, And The Breath Of Kings

Editor’s note: This post is part of a series stemming from the Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review event held at Harvard Law School on Friday, January 30, 2015. The conference brought together leading experts to review major developments in health law over the previous year, and preview...

March 26, 2015Public Health

Last Year Was A Wild One For Health Law — What’s On The Docket For 2015?

Everywhere we look, we see the tremendous impact of new legal developments---whether regulatory or statutory, federal or state---on health and health care. These topics range from insurance to intellectual property to religion to professionalism to civil rights. They remain among the most...