Lisa Kearns Lisa Kearns is a research assistant for Arthur Caplan at NYU Langone Medical Center’s Division of Medical Ethics. She has an MS in bioethics from Columbia and an MA in philosophy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She also studied health politics at the City University of New York (CUNY). Current areas of interest include public health ethics, compassionate use ethics, physician participation in the death penalty, and corporate ethical misconduct.