The Consortium is unique in the nation. Our highly interdisciplinary program tackles the societal challenges posed by biomedicine and the life sciences through research, events, and engagement with the local, state, national, and international community.
Susan M. Wolf, JD
Chair, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy
Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law
Professor of Medicine
Francis X. Shen, JD, PhD
Co-Chair of the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
Professor of Law & Solly Robbins Solly Robins Distinguished Research Fellow
Faculty Member in the UMN Graduate Program in Neuroscience
Director, Shen Neurolaw Lab
Chief Innovation Officer of the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Current Executive Committee
The Executive Committee facilitates the work of the Consortium. Its members' range of expertise and shared engagement is a crucial part of the Consortium's collaborative and cross-disciplinary work. Committee members are elected to staggered three-year renewable terms. Read about the nomination and election process. In addition, the Consortium Chair serves on the committee ex officio.
Michael K. Georgieff, MD
Co-Director, Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB)
Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Development
Professor of Pediatrics and Child Psychology
Professor, Institute of Child Development
Director, Division of Neonatology
Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH
Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)
McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health
Distinguished Teaching Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Professor, Technological Leadership Institute
Adjunct Professor, Medical School
Read about past Consortium Executive Committees.