Dr. Oren Asman is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and a researcher in the Sagol School of Neuroscience in Tel Aviv University. His LLB and LLM were obtained in Haifa University Faculty of Law and his LLD is from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
He is a lawyer, Bioethics consultant and chairs District Psychiatric Committees (a statutory tribunal discussing involuntary hospitalization) in Israel.
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 has received several research grants in the United States, Germany and Israel. 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). He was nominated as a Professor at the Department of Medical Law in the First Moscow Medical State University of Sechenov (2018-2019).
Dr. Asman presented over 120 papers at international conferences in more than 20 countries and states. He was a visiting lecturer for 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 his work on Ethics in Forensic Medicine at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Gerogetown Uni, on Ethical decision making and Islamic Bioethics at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and on various other topics 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.