TENEILLE RUTH BROWN portrait
  • Professor, College Of Law
  • Adjunct Professor, Internal Medicine

Research Summary

My research relates to the legal and ethical implications of the biomedical sciences and health care.

Education

  • BA, History and Sociology of Science, Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. Project: The Ethics of Elective Cosmetic Surgery: treatment or enhancement?
  • JD, College of Law, University of Michigan

Biography

Teneille Brown is a Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and an adjunct in the Department of Internal Medicine's Program for Medical Ethics and Humanities. She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and completed three post-doctoral fellowships at Stanford, one in the Center for Law and the Biosciences, one on the MacArthur Project for Law and Neuroscience, and one at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Her research is highly interdisciplinary, and spans a wide range of issues at the intersection of law, genetics, neuroscience, medicine, and ethics. Her work has been highlighted in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and on national NPR outlets. Professor Brown teaches Torts, Bioethics & the Law, Evidence, Current Issues in Law & Biosciences, and a recent seminar on the Opioid Crisis. She is on the Executive Committee for the AALS Evidence section and the Utah's Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Evidence.

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