Stephen Latham

Stephen Latham's picture
Senior Research Scientist and Director, Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
+1 (203) 432-7349


238 Prospect Street, Room 202
1(203) 432-7349


  • Ph.D, U. C. Berkeley, 1996
  • J.D., Harvard Law, 1985
  • A.B., Harvard College, 1982



Stephen Latham, JD, PhD, is Director of Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, a program of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. He has published widely in health law and bioethics, with particular emphasis on the legal regulation of novel medical technologies and of human and animal research. He also has a strong interest in philosophical argumentation in bioethics. He is a former board member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, which gave him its distinguished service award; and a contributing editor of the Hastings Center Report.

Bioethics Department Website

Office Hours