Brendan Parent, JD

Faculty Affiliate; Director of Applied Bioethics, School of Professional Studies – Division of Medical Ethics


Brendan Parent, JDBrendan Parent, JD, is an instructor in the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University Langone Medical Center and Director of Applied Bioethics at the NYU School of Professional Studies. Previously, he was Special Legal Adviser for the New York Task Force on Life and the Law, a government agency that assists the State with policy in medicine, law and ethics. His current research areas include ethics of genetic engineering, organ donation and transplant policies, and social responsibility in sports. He designed his undergraduate major in Bioethics at University of California, Santa Cruz, and received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center where he was presented with the ABA Award for Excellence in Health Law.