November 2015

Welcome Michelle Groman, JD!

The Greenwall Foundation welcomes Michelle Groman, JD, as its Director of Bioethics Grants, Strategy, and Special Projects.  Michelle will guide the Foundation’s growing portfolio of bioethics grants and special projects, strengthening existing programs and identifying new opportunities to support the Foundation’s mission to improve patient care, inform biomedical research, and enhance public policy.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Michelle served as Associate Director at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues where she oversaw staff work on diverse topics including neuroscience and related ethical issues, pediatric medical countermeasure research, and human subjects research protections.  A graduate of Harvard Law School, Michelle also practiced law in Washington, DC and clerked for the Honorable Bruce M. Selya on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  

Michelle regularly addresses national audiences at conferences and educational events and has engaged in extensive outreach with stakeholders concerning the practical impact of bioethics research.  She has published articles on various legal issues and topics in bioethics including end-of-life decision-making, research ethics, and emerging genetic technologies.