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Stephanie J. Bird

Science and Ethics Policy Consultant

American Association for the Advancement of Science

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Company Description

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science as well as Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, a digital, open-access journal, Science Advances... more.

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Background Information

Employment History

Ethics Consultant

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Special Assistant To the Provost

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Affiliations

Research Ethics Workshop

Liaison, Science and Engineering Ethics


Online Ethics Center

RE-EB Member


Society for Neuroscience

Active Member


Amgen Inc.

Scientific Advisory Board Member


Sigma Xi

Ethics Committee Member


Society for Neuroscience

Social Issues Committee


Education

B.A.

Philosophy as well as Zoology

Hastings Center Institute of Society


Bachelor of Arts

University of California


Master of Science


Ph.D.


Web References(73 Total References)


www.onlineethics.org

Stephanie J. BirdOnline Ethics Center: Stephanie J. Bird, Biographical SketchStephanie J. Bird, PH.DDr. Stephanie J. Bird is Special Assistant to the Provost of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she works on the development of educational programs that address ethical issues in science and the professional responsibilities of scientists.Current research interests emphasize the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience.Dr. Bird is a laboratory-trained neuroscientist whose graduate work at yale and post-doctoral fellowships at Johns Hopkins and Case Western Reserve University dealtwiththe effects of psychoactive substances on brain function.Her theoretical and laboratory is complemented by work in areas of ethical and legal philosophy.Graduate and Post-doctoral work in a wide range of specialties within the field of neuroscience were supplemented with three years as a Staff Scientist at the Neurosciences Research Program (NRP), a conceptual research center formerly affiliated with MIT.She holds a B.A. in Philosophy, as well as Zoology, and in 1984 was a Visiting Scholar at the Hastings Center Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences.In 1982, Dr. Bird was awarded a Mellon Fellowship by the Science, Technology, and Society Program of MIT to examine the ethical and social policy ramifications of the application of recombinant DNA technology to health care.This was followed by successful application to the NSF Ethics and Values in Science and Technology Program for an Individual Award entitled "Ethical Issues for Research on Biological Factors Affecting the Capacity for Responsible Behavior".Recent research has examined scientific issues associated with setting regulatory standards for exposure to neurotoxins, and ethical concerns associated with screening tests for a variety of hereditary and biological conditions, and psychoactive substances.Dr. Bird teaches in her areas of expertise at M.I.T. including both courses designed to examine various aspects of the responsible conduct of research, and those that consider the ethical and social policy implications of technology.In 1990 and 1991, Dr. Bird served as President of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), a national organization with 5000 members and over 80 chapters across the country.She was Principal Investigator and Project Director of the first AWIS Mentoring Project, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.Through this program, AWIS chapters developed and expanded a wide-range of mentoring activities designed to encourage and support undergraduate and graduate students in their pursuit of careers in math, science and technology.As part of the AWIS Mentoring Project, AWIS published A Hand Up: Women Mentoring Women in Science and Mentoring Means Future Scientists.Dr. Bird was selected as one of the first AWIS Fellows.Dr. Bird is an active member of the Society for Neuroscience having served on both the Public Information Committee and the Social Issues Committee where, in 1983, she initiated the annual Social Issues Roundtable that examines ethical and policy ramifications of various aspects of neuroscience research.She is an active member and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is Secretary of Section X - Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering.She is also a member of the AAAS Council and a member of the Committee on Council Affairs.She was active in the Council of Scientific Society Presidents where, as a member of the Ethics in Science Committee, she headed a project dealing with the professional codes of scientific societies.She also serves on Tufts Diversity's Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.Bird is co-editor of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics.She is a nationally-known speaker, giving talks and workshops at professional societies, medical schools and research and teaching institutions across the country on teaching research ethics, on various aspects of professional standards and ethical values in science, and on mentoring.


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Dr. Stephanie J. Bird Recognized for Excellence in Science and Ethics
A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Bird now serves as a science and ethics policy consultant Dr. Stephanie J. Bird" width="175" height="173"> She has authored many articles and has been the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics since its founding in 1995. WRENTHAM, MA, November 08, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Stephanie J. Bird has been included in Marquis Who's Who. In 1971, Dr. Stephanie Bird, a laboratory-trained neuroscientist embarked on a journey toward a career in science and ethics. After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, she went on to graduate from the prestigious Yale University with a Master of Science, a Master of Philosophy and a Ph.D. Following postdoctoral fellowships at Johns Hopkins University and Case Western Reserve University, she began her career as a staff scientist with the Neuroscience Research Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and served in that capacity from 1979 to 1982. Over the following 10 years she held various appointments at MIT, ultimately serving as Special Assistant to the Provost and to the Vice President for Research from 1992 to 2003. A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Dr. Bird now serves as a science and ethics policy consultant. She has authored many articles and has been the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics since its founding in 1995. From 1984 to 1986, she received a professional development award from the National Science Foundation. Additionally, she was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation fellowship through MIT's Science, Technology and Society Program. Dr. Bird is a member of several organizations, including Sigma Xi, the Association for Women in Science, the International Neuroethics Society, the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, and the Society for Neuroscience. She has also been featured in the 65th, 66th, 67th, 68th and 69th editions of Who's Who in America.


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Stephanie J. Bird
OEC - Stephanie J. Bird Stephanie Bird Stephanie J. Bird Stephanie J. Bird Dr. Stephanie J. Bird Dr. Stephanie J. Bird is an independent consultant, internationally-known speaker, and co-editor of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics, an international journal entering its fifteenth year of publication that explores ethical issues of direct concern to scientists and engineers. She is a laboratory-trained neuroscientist whose research interests now focus on the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience. Her theoretical and laboratory training have been complemented by work in areas of ethical and legal philosophy. As Special Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bird worked on the development of educational programs that address ethical issues in science and engineering, professional responsibilities, and ethical issues in research practice and science more generally. She also taught in her areas of expertise at MIT, including both courses designed to examine various aspects of the responsible conduct of research and those that consider the ethical and social policy implications of science and technology. Bird has written numerous articles on issues in the responsible conduct of research, on mentoring and other responsibilities of science professionals, and on various aspects of neuroethics. Her areas of interest also include the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience; various aspects of professional standards; and ethical values in science. Bird is a past president of the Association for Women in Science and a member and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is an active member of the Society for Neuroscience, having served on both the Public Information Committee and the Social Issues Committee. She is also an active member and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is secretary of Section X -- Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering. Questions answered: Q: I am from the Project Lead the Way program at Neenah High School. I was wondering:What actions are considered cheating? (Lesson 4.1 Problem 4.1.2) Cite this page: "Stephanie J. Bird" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 7/4/2009 National Academy of Engineering Accessed: Monday, February 09, 2015


www.onlineethics.org [cached]

Stephanie J. Bird
OEC - Stephanie J. Bird Stephanie Bird Stephanie J. Bird Stephanie J. Bird Dr. Stephanie J. Bird Dr. Stephanie J. Bird is an independent consultant, internationally-known speaker, and co-editor of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics, an international journal entering its fifteenth year of publication that explores ethical issues of direct concern to scientists and engineers. She is a laboratory-trained neuroscientist whose research interests now focus on the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience. Her theoretical and laboratory training have been complemented by work in areas of ethical and legal philosophy. As Special Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bird worked on the development of educational programs that address ethical issues in science and engineering, professional responsibilities, and ethical issues in research practice and science more generally. She also taught in her areas of expertise at MIT, including both courses designed to examine various aspects of the responsible conduct of research and those that consider the ethical and social policy implications of science and technology. Bird has written numerous articles on issues in the responsible conduct of research, on mentoring and other responsibilities of science professionals, and on various aspects of neuroethics. Her areas of interest also include the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience; various aspects of professional standards; and ethical values in science. Bird is a past president of the Association for Women in Science and a member and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is an active member of the Society for Neuroscience, having served on both the Public Information Committee and the Social Issues Committee. She is also an active member and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is secretary of Section X -- Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering. Questions answered: Q: I am from the Project Lead the Way program at Neenah High School. I was wondering:What actions are considered cheating? (Lesson 4.1 Problem 4.1.2) Cite this page: "Stephanie J. Bird" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 7/4/2009 National Academy of Engineering Accessed: Sunday, November 09, 2014


www.onlineethics.com [cached]

Stephanie J. Bird
OEC - Stephanie J. Bird Stephanie Bird Stephanie J. Bird Stephanie J. Bird Dr. Stephanie J. Bird Dr. Stephanie J. Bird is an independent consultant, internationally-known speaker, and co-editor of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics, an international journal entering its fifteenth year of publication that explores ethical issues of direct concern to scientists and engineers. She is a laboratory-trained neuroscientist whose research interests now focus on the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience. Her theoretical and laboratory training have been complemented by work in areas of ethical and legal philosophy. As Special Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bird worked on the development of educational programs that address ethical issues in science and engineering, professional responsibilities, and ethical issues in research practice and science more generally. She also taught in her areas of expertise at MIT, including both courses designed to examine various aspects of the responsible conduct of research and those that consider the ethical and social policy implications of science and technology. Bird has written numerous articles on issues in the responsible conduct of research, on mentoring and other responsibilities of science professionals, and on various aspects of neuroethics. Her areas of interest also include the ethical, legal and social policy implications of scientific research, especially in the area of neuroscience; various aspects of professional standards; and ethical values in science. Bird is a past president of the Association for Women in Science and a member and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is an active member of the Society for Neuroscience, having served on both the Public Information Committee and the Social Issues Committee. She is also an active member and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is secretary of Section X -- Societal Impacts of Science and Engineering. Questions answered: Q: I am from the Project Lead the Way program at Neenah High School. I was wondering:What actions are considered cheating? (Lesson 4.1 Problem 4.1.2) Cite this page: "Stephanie J. Bird" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 7/4/2009 National Academy of Engineering Accessed: Saturday, November 08, 2014


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