Emeritus Faculty

Ernlé W.D. Young, Ph.D., is Emeritus Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Center, and Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Ethics). He has been a force in biomedical ethics, chairing the ethics committee at Stanford University Hospital and serving many patients and families confronting moral quandaries.

Judy Illes, Ph.D. , is Emeritus Director of the Program in Neuroethics at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Dr. Illes' research program at SCBE was devoted to biomedical ethics in the neurosciences and medical imaging, and to charting the new field of "neuroethics."

Barbara Koenig, Ph.D. was an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford University before moving to the Mayo Clinic in 2005. She served as Executive Director of the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics for a decade.