The Wake Forest University Center for Bioethics, Health & Society was delighted to hear that on 16 May 2018 the Hastings Center announced their new Fellows and Dr Ana Iltis was among them. Hastings Center Fellows are a group of individuals of outstanding accomplishment, whose work has informed scholarship and/or public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, life sciences research, and the environment.
Ana S. Iltis, PhD, is the director of the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society and a professor of philosophy at Wake Forest University. She is the cofounder and coeditor of Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics and a senior associate editor of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. Her work focuses primarily on the ethical conduct of human research, including research involving children, first-in-human studies, mental health research, informed consent, and risk in research decision making. She is currently studying the ethical, legal, social, and policy implications of revising the 14-day limit on embryo research as well as ethical issues in transplantation.