The Baruch A. Brody Lecture In Bioethics Presents: Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBE

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | The Baruch A. Brody Lecture In Bioethics Presents: Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBE


Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBe., of Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, was named the inaugural recipient of the 2019-2020 Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics.

Lynch won for her significant contributions to the field in research and scholarship on topics ranging from religion and health law to FDA regulation of drugs to nudging health, and her involvement in groups like the Board of Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research and the Consortium to Advance Effective Research Ethics Oversight. Her work exemplifies Brody’s spirit and helps inspire and encourage the next generation of bioethics innovators.

The award presentation and inaugural lecture will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. at the Houston Methodist Research Institute Auditorium in Houston, as part of the 2nd Clinical Ethics UnConference. Access remotely via Zoom. To register, dial: 281-824-3734 and enter event ID: 36109.

See event flyer for more details.

About the Award and Lectureship
The Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Houston Methodist, and Rice University Department of Philosophy established this international $10,000 award and named lectureship in Dr. Baruch Brody’s memory. This award recognizes junior and mid-career scholars who have made important theoretical contributions to the field of bioethics. This award will honor someone in the field who embodies the values and virtues that were central to Dr. Brody’s scholarly life as well as work at the three sponsoring institutions.