ESCAPE's dedicated Ethics Advisory Board includes expertise in medical ethics, gerontology/geriatrics, and mental health to monitor adherence with ethical standards during research in our vulnerable multimorbid elderly population.

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    Mark Schweda is a philosopher and bioethicist. He is Professor for Ethics in Medicine at the Department of Health Services Research of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Oldenburg (Germany). His work focuses on ethical aspects of aging, the life course, and human temporality, on the role of assistive technologies and digitization in medicine and health care, as well as on questions of political philosophy.

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    Dr. Cynthia Boyd MD MPH is Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Policy & Management, and a geriatrician and primary care physician at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on improving health and well-being for older adults living with multiple chronic conditions.

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    Dr. Pincus is the Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, Director of Quality and Outcomes Research at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Director at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Program Depression in Primary Care.

    Dr. Pincus served as a congressional fellow in the U.S. House of Representatives and on the President's Commission on Mental Health at the White House.