Catherine M. Hammack, MA, JD

Catherine M. Hammack, MA, JD

Catherine M. Hammack, MA, JD

Catherine M. Hammack, MA, JD is a lawyer and bioethicist with over ten years of experience in empirical research and analysis regarding a variety of legal, ethical, regulatory, and policy issues, specifically those in the biomedical arena. She joined the core faculty of the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2017 and is an Associate in Health Policy in the Department of Health Policy, where she is integrally involved in the design, conduct, and analysis of empirical studies on legal, regulatory, and ethical issues of human subjects research, particularly with regard to informed consent. Her work has been published in international and national peer-reviewed science journals and law reviews and has been presented to large interdisciplinary audiences throughout the country.