Prof. Stacy Gallin
Founding Director, Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust Co-Chair of the Department of Bioethics and the Holocaust
Stacy Gallin, D.M.H., is the Founder and Director of the Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust. She also serves as a member of the Governing Council for the International Chair of Bioethics (WMA Cooperation Centre), where she is also the Co-Chair of the Department of Bioethics and the Holocaust and a faculty member for the Department of Education. In April 2021, Dr. Gallin organized and directed “Medicine and Morality: Lessons from the Holocaust and COVID-19,” which featured international scholars including Dr. Albert Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to US President Biden, discussing the nexus between medicine, ethics, and the Holocaust and how lessons learned from the past have been incorporated into the handling of COVID-19. Dr. Gallin worked with University of Kentucky star basketball player, Kellan Grady, to launch College Athletes for Respect and Equality (CARE), a social justice initiative aimed at educating and empowering athlete-activists to use their platform to help promote equality, justice and tolerance for all people. She is also a contributing author at the Globe Post.