Jeremy Block is an Assistant Professor of Population Health Science & Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where he is also a Chairman / Vice-Chairman of clinical research ethics committees (IRB's) across hospitals within the Mount Sinai Health System. Jeremy is primarily interested in the intersection of science and technology with society and public policy. His background includes advising at the federal, state, and local level on a variety of science and technology relevant fields include; human research subject protections, human embryonic stem cell research, chemical & biological weapons, emerging properties and markets with science and technology components, and research systems at public & private universities. In addition Jeremy has been involved in technology and product development in the areas of virtual reality and also mobile health applications. He has a background in teaching ethics in public policy, bioethics, and science and technology policy at both the undergraduate and graduate level at Duke University and as an Adjunct Professor at Baruch College CUNY.
He holds a Bachelors in Chemistry & Biology, Masters in Public Policy, and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Duke University.