Carolyn Neuhaus, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow – Division of Medical Ethics

Carolyn Neuhaus, PhD, MA, MphilCarolyn Neuhaus, PhD, is a Rudin Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University. Her research focuses on research ethics and clinical trial design, issues in the genetic modification of animals, plants, and other organisms, and adolescent health.  Carolyn’s work has appeared in JAMA, The American Journal of Bioethics, the Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, among other journals.  She also frequently writes for bioethics blogs and news outlets including Forbes and NBC News.

Carolyn serves on NYU’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and leads seminars as part of NYU’s Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine. She also develops content and programs for NYU’s High School Bioethics Program.

Carolyn earned a BA in Philosophy from Georgetown University, and her PhD. in Philosophy from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Prior to 2016, Carolyn published using her maiden name, Carolyn Plunkett. 



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