December 16, 2019
Emily Largent Named the Emanuel & Robert Hart Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Congratulations to Emily Largent, JD, PhD, RN, who has been appointed the Emanuel & Robert Hart Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy.
"It’s an honor to be the new Emanuel & Robert Hart Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy," Dr. Largent said. "I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Robert Hart and his wife, Ineza, on several occasions and am so grateful for their support.
Dr. Largent, the recent recipient of a career development award from the National Institute on Aging, is a health policy scholar and lawyer with a background in nursing whose work focuses on ethical and policy challenges in biomedical research, aging, dementia, and caregiving. She has been a member of the Medical Ethics and Health Policy faculty since 2017.
"I am most grateful for the continued support of Mr. Robert and Ms. Ineza Hart, whose continuing generosity to Penn and to the department underlies the chair that Dr. Largent now holds," Interim Department Chair Steven Joffe, MD, MPH, said.