Robert Cook-Deegan

Robert Cook-Deegan, M.D., is a senior program officer at the National Academy of Sciences, a senior research fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, and an associate in the department of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. A public policy specialist, he has directed projects in neuroscience, genetics, psychiatry, and addictive disorders and is author of The Gene Wars: Science, Politics and the Human Genome (1994).