Martin A. Strosberg, M.A., M.P.H., Ph.D., is a Professor in the Bioethics Program of Clarkson University and the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is one of the co-founders of the Bioethics Program. He is also Professor of Management in the MBA Program in Healthcare Management at Clarkson University and former Director of the Union Graduate College and Union College MBA Program in Healthcare Management.
He has published extensively in the field of health care policy and management, specializing in issues of rationing and resource allocation. He co-authored Gatekeeping in the Intensive Care Unit (Health Administration Press). With Robert Baker, he co-edited, Rationing America's Health Care: The Oregon Plan and Beyond (Brookings Institution) and Legislating Medical Ethics: A Study of the New York State Do-Not-Resuscitate Law (Kluwer), and Ethics and Ethics and Epidemics (Elsevier). He co-edited, Managing the Critical Care Unit (Aspen) and Rationing of Medical Care for the Critically Ill (Brookings Institution). He has published in such journals as: Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, Medical Care, Journal of Medical Ethics, Developing World Bioethics, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Heart and Lung, Journal of Quality Assurance, Progress in Transplantation, Journal of Medical Education, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, and Public Administration Review.
Prof. Strosberg served as Senior Program Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C. where he conducted numerous program evaluations.
Previous to that, he served in the federal anti-poverty program where he helped establish health services for the poor in Southern Oregon. Prof. Strosberg was a founding member of the Schenectady Free Clinic.
Prof. Strosberg has been active in national professional associations and government advisory bodies. He served on the Public Affairs Committee and the Ethics Committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He also served as a consultant to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health.
For many years, he co-directed a series of national seminars on ICU management for physicians, nurses, and administrators. He also co-directed two policy development seminars at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
From 1992-93, he served in a post-doctoral fellowship with the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Albany Medical Center.
He is currently Principal Investigator and Co-Program Director of a training grant from the NIH Fogarty International Center, "Advanced Certificate Program in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe." This program was launched to help protect citizens in developing countries who participate in potentially harmful clinical drug trials and other medical experiments.
Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health
University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Affairs
Capacity-Building for the Protection of Human Research Subjects in Post-Soviet Nations.
Union Graduate College, Presidential Faculty Award, 2013
Principal Investigator, “E-Education in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe (1 R25 TW007085-01),”
National Institutes of Health, Fogarty
International Center, September 1, 2004 to present (renewed October 1, 2008 and
May 1, 2013)
Principal Investigator, “Assessing Research Ethics Needs in Post-Communist Countries in Europe and Central Asia,” National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center, Sept. 2011 to 2014.
Huppertz, J. W., Strosberg, M., Burns, S., Chaudhri, I., “The Uniqueness of U.S. Healthcare Management: A Linguistic Analysis of Competency Models and Application to Health Administration Education.” Journal of Health Administration Education, Summer 2014, V. 31, N. 3, pp. 197-214(18)
2. Strosberg, M.A., Gefenas, E., Famenka, A., “Research Ethics Review: Identifying Public Policy and Program Gaps,” Journal of Empirical Research in Human Research Ethics, April 2014, V.9, N.2, pp. 3-11.
3. Silverman, H., Strosberg, M.. Luna, F., Philpott, S., Hemmerle, C. A., “An Analysis of Online Courses in Research Ethics in the Fogarty-Sponsored Bioethics Training Programs,” Journal of Empirical Research in Human Research Ethics, Dec. 2013, V. 8, N. 5, pp. 59-74.
4. Strosberg, M.A., Gefenas, E., Loue, S., Philpott, S., “Building Research Ethics Capacity in Post-Communist Countries: Experience of Two Fogarty Training Programs, “ Journal of Empirical Research in Human Research Ethics, Dec. 2013, V. 8, N. 5, pp. 28-40.
5. Flanagan, B., Philpott, S., Strosberg, M.A., "Protecting Participants of Clinical
Trials Conducted in the Intensive Care Unit," Journal of Intensive Care Medicine,
V. 26, 2011, pp. 237-249.
6. Gefenas, E., Dranseika, V., Cekanauskaite, A., Hug, A., Mezinska, S., Peicius,
E., Silis, V., Soosaar, A., Strosberg , M., “20 Years of Human Research Ethics
Committees in the Baltic States,” Developing World Bioethics, April, 2011, pp.
7. Gefenas, E., Dranseika, V., Cekanauskaite, A., Hug, A., Mezinska, S., Peicius,
E., Silis, V., Soosaar, A., Strosberg , M., “Non-equivalent Stringency of Ethical
Review in the Baltic States: A Sign of a Systematic Problem in Europe? ” Journal of Medical Ethics, V. 36, 2010, pp. 435-439.
8. Gimbel, R., Strosberg, M. Gefenas, E., Lehrman, S. et al., “Presumed Consent and Environment Predictors of Cadaveric Organ Donation In Europe,” Progress in Transplantation, V. 13, N.1, 2003, pp. 1-7.