Eric D. Kupferberg, PhD
PhD (History and Sociology of Science), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MA (History and Philosophy of Biology), University of Maryland
Eric D. Kupferberg is a faculty member in the Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices and Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries programs. His recent teaching topics include “Understanding the Health Care Landscape,” “FDA Culture and Behavior,” and the “Business of Biotechnology and Medicine.” Dr. Kupferberg has brought the Regulatory Affairs curriculum to 16 Asian nations, and has consulted in China, India, Singapore, and Brazil. For six years, Dr. Kupferberg was the senior assistant dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs. His recent publications include High Stakes: The Critical Role of Stakeholders in Health Care (collaborating author) and Forces of Change: Strategies for Flourishing in an Evolving Health Care Marketplace (contributor to edited volume). Dr. Kupferberg has appeared on National Public Radio programs and has consulted for PBS Television.
Previously, Dr. Kupferberg served as the associate director of the Harvard School of Public Health Trust Initiative and helped direct the public programs at Harvard Medical School’s Division of Medical Ethics. For more than a decade at Harvard University and MIT, he taught courses and seminars on the history of alcoholism, the history of germs, science policy, and research strategies in the social sciences.