Daniel CallahanDaniel Callahan is Senior Research Scholar and President Emeritus of The Hastings Center. He was its cofounder in 1969 and served as its president between 1969 and 1996. He is also co-director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy. Over the years his research and writing have covered a wide range of issues, from the beginning until the end of life. In recent years, he has focused his attention on ethics and health policy.

He is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Medical School, and serves as an Honorary Faculty Member of Charles University Medical School in Prague. Mr. Callahan received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard, an MA from Georgetown University, and his BA from Yale. He holds four honorary degrees.

He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Science, and won the 1996 Freedom and Scientific Responsibility Award of the AAAS.

He is the author or editor of 36 books, including THE RESEARCH IMPERATIVE: WHAT PRICE BETTER HEALTH? and has contributed articles to HARPERS, THE ATLANTIC, THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, JAMA, THE NEW REPUBLIC, and other journals.