Bruce Jennings

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Departments & Organizations

Program for Biomedical Ethics

School of Public Health: Health Policy & Management


Bruce Jennings is Director of Bioethics at the Center for Humans and Nature (CHN), a private, nonpartisan research and educational institute that studies philosophical, ethical, and policy questions arising at the intersection of environmental policy, public health, and regional planning. Mr. Jennings also serves as editor of CHN’s electronic journal, Minding Nature. Since 1996 he has taught at the Yale University School of Public Health and has been a leader in ethics education in the field of public health. In addition, he holds a faculty appointment at the Weill Medical College-Cornell University and the New York Medical College. He also is Senior Consultant and an elected Fellow at The Hastings Center, where from 1991 through 1999 he served as Executive Director.

Education & Training

MA Princeton University (1973)
BA Yale University, Political Science (1971)

Professional Service

  • I am editing a new edition of the Encyclopedia of Bioethics Gale Cengage Publications (2011 - 2013)

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