Professor Nancy S JECKER


Advisor, CUHK Centre for Bioethics 

Visiting Professor (honorary), CUHK Medicine

Adjunct Professor, Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington School of Medicine


Prof. Nancy S. Jecker, Ph.D. is Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine and was elected President of the International Association of Bioethics (2022-present). Dr. Jecker was selected as a Fulbright U.S Scholar (2021-22) and twice awarded the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship (2018, 2020). She is a three-time Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship awardee (2020, 1989, 1987-88). Her research explores global perspectives in bioethics and philosophy in collaboration with scholars throughout the world, especially sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia. Prof. Jecker has published over 200 articles and 4 books on topics such as justice and resource allocation, individual and societal aging, futile medical treatment, and social robots.