Alison Bateman-House, PhD, MPH, MA is an assistant professor in the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Health’s Grossman School of Medicine. She is co-chair of the Working Group on Compassionate Use and Preapproval Access (CUPA), an academic group that studies ethical issues concerning access to investigational medical products and which is composed of patient advocates, clinicians, members of industry, former FDA staffers, lawyers, and academics. She also co-chairs the multidisciplinary Working Group on Pediatric Gene Therapy & Medical Ethics (PGTME). Bateman-House serves as the non-voting, non-paid chair of the NYU/Janssen Pharmaceutical Compassionate Use Advisory Committees (CompACs) for Infectious Diseases and NeuroPsychology. She has published and spoken extensively on access to investigational drugs, both inside and outside of trials, and on the history and ethics of using humans as research subjects.