Mark Frankel
Director, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
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Mark S. Frankel, PhD, is director of the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program at AAAS, where he develops and manages AAAS’s activities related to the ethical, human rights, and legal aspects of science and technology. At AAAS, he has directed projects on research integrity and scientific misconduct; human enhancement; the ethical and policy implications of human stem cell research; personalized medicine and the role of online health communities; and the implications of advances in neuroscience research for the legal system. Dr. Frankel is a former member of the Boards of Directors of the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Food and Drug Law Institute and currently sits on the Board of the Center for Law, Science and Innovation at Arizona State University and the International Neuroethics Society. He is also on the AAAS Oversight Committee for the newly established Emerging Leaders in Science & Society Initiative (ELISS). He serves on the editorial boards of Science and Engineering Ethics and the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. He is editor of AAAS’s quarterly publication, Professional Ethics Report, and a Fellow of AAAS. He was on the Planning Committee for both the 2nd and 3rd World Conferences on Research Integrity.


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