Senior Research Associate
NYU School of Medicine, Division of Medical Ethics
Lisa Kearns is a senior research associate at the NYU School of Medicine Division of Medical Ethics, where she is a member of the Working Group on Compassionate Use and Pre-Approval Access. She has spoken and published extensively on state and federal “right to try” legislation. She is a deputy chair of the Compassionate Use Advisory Committees (CompAC), panels of bioethicists, patient advocates, and medical experts that advise Janssen Pharmaceuticals on the ethical allocation of investigational medical products. She is an associate fellow at the GE2P2 Global Foundation and a member of its Independent Bioethics Advisory Committee (IBAC), which provides advisory support to biopharma organizations on expanded access programs, clinical trials, and in other areas.