Dr. Moreno is an elected member of the
Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies, and serves on
the Instituteís Board on Health Sciences Policy. He is a member
of the IOM committee on prison research and the Academiesí committee on
biodefense analysis and countermeasures. He was co-chair of the
Committee on Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research.
Moreno is also a member of the Council on Accreditation of the
Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection
Programs, and a past president of the American Society for Bioethics
and Humanities. He is a bioethics advisor for the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute, a Faculty Affiliate of the Kennedy Institute of
Ethics at Georgetown University, and a Fellow of the Hastings Center
and the New York Academy of Medicine.
His books include Is There an Ethicist in the House? (Indiana
University Press, 2005); In the Wake of Terror: Medicine and Morality
in a Time of Crisis, (MIT Press, 2003); Undue Risk: Secret State
Experiments on Humans (Routledge, 2001); Ethical and Regulatory Aspects
of Clinical Research (Johns Hopkins, 2003); Deciding Together:
Bioethics and Moral Consensus (Oxford University Press, 1995); Ethics
in Clinical Practice (Little, Brown and Co., 1994; Aspen Publishers,
2000); and Arguing Euthanasia (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster,
1995). His next book, Mind Wars: Brain Research and National
Defense, will be published by the Dana Press in 2006. Moreno has
published more than 200 papers, reviews and book chapters, and is a
member of several editorial boards.
Moreno is an ethics commentator for ABCNews.com and is a frequent guest
on news and information programs, including ABC World News Tonight, The
CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, NPRís All Things Considered and
Science Friday, Marketplace, MSNBC News, CNN Crossfire, and The
McLaughlin Group. He is often quoted in The New York Times, The
Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The
Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, Newsday, Time,
The New Yorker, and other national publications.
Moreno received his bachelorís degree from Hofstra University in 1973,
with highest honors in philosophy and psychology. He was a University
Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, receiving his doctorate
in philosophy in 1977, and he was a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in
cooperation with the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies. In 1998 he
received an honorary doctorate from Hofstra.