Glenn McGee focuses on the ethical, legal and social implications of novel biomedical technologies. He is Professor in the Departments of Management and Health Sciences at the University of New Haven, and teaches primarily in the healthcare management graduate program in West Haven and at Yale-New Haven Health. He has held appointments with tenure in both medicine and business, and joint appointments in schools of law, public health and philosophy. Before joining the University he held the John B. Francis Endowed Chair at the Center for Practical Bioethics, the John A. Balint Endowed Chair in Medical Ethics at Albany Medical College, where he founded the Alden March Bioethics Institute (AMBI), and was assistant professor of medical ethics at the University of Pennsylvania from 1995-2005. He founded and for a decade served as Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Bioethics and bioethics.net.
McGee 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 peer-reviewed articles in the medical, scientific, legal and liberal arts disciplines, and edited several other books. He was elected to the board of directors of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and was the 2000 recipient of the Atlantic Fellowship in Public Policy from the United Kingdom. His commentary often appears in media discussions and programs.