Dr. Oren Asman is a lawyer, Bioethics consultant and chairs District Psychiatric Committees in Israel. His LLB and LLM were obtained in Haifa University Faculty of Law and his LLD is from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Dr. Asman was a Visiting Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (Philosophy, Georgetown), the Harvard Project on Disability (Harvard Law School), and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. He received several research grants in Israel and in Germany. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Medicine and Law (in Hebrew) and serves as a reviewer for journals in the sphere of law, medicine, and nursing.
In 2015, Dr. Asman joined the Department of Nursing in Tel Aviv University. Since 2018 he serves as Executive Director of the Bioethics and Law Center (in progress) at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel Aviv University.
Dr. Asman chaired the scientific program of the World Congress of Medical Law and Bioethics, as a collaborative effort of the Bioethics and Law Center and the World Association for Medical Law (where he served as Vice President 2012-2018). On October 2018 he was nominated as a Professor at the Department of Medical Law in the First Moscow Medical State University of Sechenov.
Dr. Asman presented over 120 papers at international conferences in more than 20 countries and states so far. He was a visiting lecturer in Bioethics at the MCI Business School in Insbruck, Austria; on Ethical aspects of domestic violence at the Medical Faculty of the Andes University, Cusoco, Peru. He presented papers at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Gerogetown Uni, in Johns Hopkins, at the Harvard Program in Psychiatry and the Law, as well as at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and at the International Law Program in Macau University School of Law.