San Diego institutional leaders instrumental in launching the Ethics Center include those listed below.
Gerald EdelmanJeffrey KirschJohn ReedKevin ColeMary LyonsMarye Anne FoxRichard A. MurphyRudy HaslSteve WeberSteven SmithWilliam R. Brody
Nobel laureate Gerald M. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D., founding director of The Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, 1993-2014.
Jeffrey Kirsch, M.S.A.E., Ph.D., Executive Director, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1983-2013.
John C. Reed, M.D., Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer of Burnham Institute for Medical Research, 2002-2013.
Kevin Cole, J.D., Dean, USD School of Law, 2005-2011.
Mary E. Lyons, Ph.D., President, University of San Diego, 2003-2015.
Marye Anne Fox, Ph.D., Chancellor, University of California, San Diego, 2004-2012.
Richard A. Murphy, Ph.D., President and CEO, Salk Institute, 2000-2007.
Rudy Hasl, J.D., Dean, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2005-2013.
Stephen L. Weber, Ph.D., President, San Diego State University, 1996-2011.
Steven Smith, J.D., Dean, California Western School of Law, 1996-2012.
William R. Brody, M.D., Ph.D., President, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, 2009-present.