Lauren Otterman joined the MRCT Center in June 2022 as a Project Manager. Lauren is primarily involved in the Center’s work on promoting global clinical research in children and return of aggregate study results to participants. Lauren has a background in the Boston non-profit sector, where she worked in various programmatic and operational roles at My Life My Choice and Social Venture Partners Boston.
Lauren obtained her Master of Bioethics and Health Law degree from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. Her dissertation focused on the ethical, legal, and social impacts of emerging reproductive technologies, specifically artificial womb technologies. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Philosophy from Boston College.