Alison Bateman House | Professor
New York University Langone Medical Center

Alison Bateman House, Professor, New York University Langone Medical Center

Deputy Chair, Compassionate Use Advisory Committee (CompAC), NYU School of Medicine; Deputy Director, NYULMC Working Group on Compassionate Use and Pre-Approval Access; Rudin Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Bateman-House is a Rudin Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine.  She serves as the non-voting, nonpaid deputy chairperson of the Compassionate Use Advisory Committee (CompAC), an external, expert panel of internationally recognized medical experts, bioethicists, and patient representatives formed by NYU School of Medicine, which advises the Janssen division of Johnson and Johnson about requests for compassionate use of some of its investigational medicines.  She is also the Deputy Director of the New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC) Working Group on Compassionate Use and Pre-Approval Access, an academic group devoted to studying patient access to unapproved medical products.

Dr. Bateman-House has earned a doctoral degree from Columbia University and masters degrees in bioethics and public health at the University of Virginia and Columbia University.  She specializes in the ethics and history of human subjects research and the ethics and history of public health.


World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2018 - Conference Day One @ 11:25

The evolution of a partnership to help decision making and improve patient access to investigational medicines

  • Exploring ethical issues surrounding access to investigational products before FDA approval 
  • Working with patient groups to help demystify pre-approval access and create community-specific resources
  • Developing a group approach to ethical decision medicine – pharma and ethicists working together  

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