Georgetown Law will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, with liberal leave in effect. The Law Library will open at its regular hour. All in-class exams scheduled to begin at 9:00 am will begin at 1:30 pm.
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR AN UPDATE AT 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 10th, for any changes to the Law Center's operating status resulting from changes in the weather.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees are expected to report to work by 11:00 am. Employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
Special events and programs scheduled to start before 11:00 am will be delayed and may be cancelled. Please check with your program planner to determine status.
Benjamin E. Berkman
Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Harvard; M.P.H., J.D., University of Michigan
B.A., Harvard; M.P.H., J.D., University of Michigan. Benjamin Berkman, J.D., M.P.H, is the Deputy Director of the Bioethics Core at the National Human Genome Research...Continue Reading
B.A., Harvard; M.P.H., J.D., University of Michigan. Benjamin Berkman, J.D., M.P.H, is the Deputy Director of the Bioethics Core at the National Human Genome Research Institute, and a faculty member in the NIH Department of Bioethics. He was formerly the Deputy Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law (2007-2009), where he continues to serve as an Adjunct Professor. Prior to working at Georgetown Law, Mr. Berkman worked for the American Medical Association Ethics Department, ABC News Medical Unit, and the Economic and Social Research Institute. Mr. Berkman received a Bachelors Degree in the History of Science and Medicine at Harvard University (1999). He subsequently earned a Juris Doctor and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan (2005).
As a faculty member in the Department of Bioethics, Mr. Berkman’s research interests span a wide range of topics. In addition to his work on health and human rights, his current research focuses on the legal and ethical issues associated with genomic research, genetic information privacy, public health emergency preparedness, and research involving vulnerable populations.
Mr. Berkman has worked with the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and has served on an Institute of Medicine committee relating to pandemic influenza preparedness.