Rebecca Feinberg

Ms. Feinberg's practice focuses on healthcare law and policy with a primary focus in bioethics. Her areas of expertise include organ donation policy, resource allocation in resource-poor settings, pre-hospital emergency medicine, living wills and healthcare proxies.

Ms. Feinberg spends a portion of her practice time advising institutional policy and ethics committees. She has worked with a multitude of organizations including the Boston Medical Center's Ethics Committee, the African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi, Kenya, the United States Army's Judge Advocate General's Corps in Camp Zama, Japan.

Ms. Feinberg is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of healthcare law and ethics at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. In addition, she teaches both Legal Perspectives on Health Care Ethics and Regulatory Compliance.

***Ms. Feinberg is not admitted to practice in New York or Massachusetts. She is supervised by the principal of the firm.

​FELLOWSHIP

Senior Ethics and Health Law Fellow at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.​

EDUCATION


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2004
  • Honors:

                - James Wilson Merit Scholar
                - Inn of Court Honor Society
                - Henry Meacham Public Service Award

  • University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Master of Bioethics
  • Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science, Biotechnology, Regulatory Affairs
  • Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, B.A., summa cum laude


PUBLICATIONS

“Ethical Issues in Gene Therapy Research: An American Perspective,” in Gene Therapy –Prospective Assessment in its Societal Context. (Elsevier).

Acknowledgment of Assistance. Equitable and Fair Process in Scaling Up Antiretroviral Treatment: Potentials and Challenges in the United Republic of Tanzania. World Health Organization, 2005.

Acknowledgment of Assistance. Guidance on Ethics and Equitable Access to HIV Treatment and Care. World Health Organization, 2004.

Charles A. Posner & Rebecca S. Feinberg, Criminal Court of the City of New York, The Misdemeanor Enhanced Resource Court Manual (First Draft) (1999).

Acknowledgment of Assistance, State v. Hull, No. 98K1030905 (N.Y. Crim. Ct. Aug 3, 1999) and State v. Humphreys, No. 98K089725 (N.Y. Crim. Ct. June 21, 1999).

Hoffman RS, Stringer, JA, Feinberg RS, Goldfrank LR. Comparative Efficacy of Thallium Adsorption by Activated Charcoal, Prussian Blue, and Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate. Journal of Clinical Toxicology-Clinical Toxicology 1999; 37: 833-837.

Salvador AV, Feinberg RS, Nelson RS: The Effects of Fosphenytoin Compared to Other Anticonvulsants for the Prevention of Theophylline-Induced Seizures. Academic Emergency Medicine 1999; 6:392-393.

Conners GP, Colbaugh DJ, Feinberg R, Lucanie R, Caraccio T, Stork CM. Home Observation for Asymptomatic Coin Ingestion: Acceptance and Outcomes. Academic Emergency Medicine 1999; 6: 213-217.

Stringer JA, Feinberg RS. Comparative Efficacy of Thallium Absorption by Activated Charcoal, Prussian Blue, and Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate. Journal of Toxicology- Clinical Toxicology 1998; 36: 529.

Conners GP, Cobaugh DJ, Feinberg R. Poison Control Center Reassurance for Asymptomatic Coin Ingestion: Acceptance and Outcomes. Journal of Toxicology- Clinical Toxicology 1998; 36: 486.

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New York - Boston