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Holly Fernandez Lynch is Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, where she was previously an Academic Fellow. Her scholarly work focuses on the regulation of human subjects research domestically and internationally, pharmaceutical development and regulatory policy, conflicts of conscience in both the medical and legal professions, and conflicts of interest in health care. She is the author of Conflicts of Conscience in Health Care: An Institutional Compromise (MIT Press, Oct. 2008).
Holly practiced pharmaceuticals law at Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, DC (now Hogan Lovells), and worked as a bioethicist in the Human Subjects Protection Branch at NIH's Division of AIDS. She also served as Senior Policy and Research Analyst for President Obama's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. Holly graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a Levy Scholar in Law and Bioethics. She earned her Master of Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
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