Benjamin S. Wilfond, M.D.


Head, Section on Genetics
National Institutes of Health - Department of Clinical Bioethics
Bethesda,Maryland

Benjamin Wilfond MD is Head, Bioethics Research Section, Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research and Head, Genetics Section, Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center. He conducts research on ethical and policy issues related to genetic testing and genetic research. He received training in Pediatric Pulmonology and Medical Ethics at the University of Wisconsin. He is the Associate Chair of the NHGRI IRB and a member of the NICHD IRB. He is co-chair of the Informed Consent Working Group of the Secretary&