Glenn McGee is a philosopher of medicine and a scholar of health and science policy. He has written three books about the impact of genomics on parenthood (The Perfect Baby, Rowman & Littlefield), the power of genetic information (Beyond Genetics, William Morrow), and the impact of new biotechnology (Bioethics for Beginners, Wiley). He and his research groups have published more than 100 articles in the medical, scientific, legal and liberal arts disciplines, and edited several other books. He has written regular columns for The Scientist and Albany Times Union, and his commentary often appears in media discussions and programs.
A recipient of the Atlantic Fellowship in Public Policy, Glenn McGee has held two endowed chairs and faculty appointments in medicine, law, business, public health and philosophy. He was the founding director of The American Journal of Bioethics, the Alden March Bioethics Institute, and of bioethics.net. He was also elected to the board of directors of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. He has given hundreds of talks both informally and in large settings.