Now Brooke Ellison is the newly-appointed Director of Education and Ethics at the Stony Brook University Stem Cell Research Facility Center. Dr. Ellison has been immersed in the stem cell field for over 15 years, viewing this from legislative, ethical, and social standpoints. Completing her PhD in 2012 from Stony Brook University, Dr. Ellison wrote a dissertation entitled,” Lifelines: Stem Cell Research in a Globalized World”, which investigated the development of stem cell research policy in the US, UK, Germany, and China. In addition to serving as Director of Education and Ethics, Dr. Ellison is currently an Assistant Professor in Stony Brook University’s PhD program in Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, and Masters Program in Healthcare Policy and Management. Her areas of academic interest include Medical Ethics, Health Policy, and Stem Cell Research.