Beth E. Rivin, M.D., M.P.H. is a pediatrician who has focused on global health for over 30 years. She has been actively engaged in the academic and practice area of global health and justice. She is Research Associate Professor of Law, Director of the Global Health and Justice Project in the Center for Law, Science and Global Health. She has appointments in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health in the Departments of Global Health and Bioethics and Humanities. She has had ongoing projects in Indonesia since 1999 and currently has an extended appointment as Visiting Professor at University of Gadjah Mada School of Medicine, Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, where she was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in 2011-2012. Currently, she is Principal Investigator on two projects focused on building bioethics capacity in university medical schools in South Asia and the Middle East. Her leadership roles include Chair of the Human Right to Family Planning Initiative, Senior Global Health and Ethics Advisor at East West Management Institute, Advisory Board Member of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society in Melbourne, Australia, and Co-Chair of International Collaborations in the Asia Pacific Consortium for Bioethics.
My work is transnational in nature. I work in SE Asia, South Asia, Middle East and East Africa at the present time.