Director, Center for Ethics and Human Rights
American Nurses Association
Liz Stokes is the Director of the American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights and demonstrates expertise in writing public policy on ethical issues including assisted death, intellectual disabilities, artificial intelligence, and women’s reproductive health. She is an international speaker on the Code of Ethics for Nurses and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. Liz is currently an American Association of Colleges of Nursing Jonas Scholar. Liz’s sphere of influence as a nurse-attorney-bioethicist enables a unique contribution to nursing ethics, law and policy. Her expertise and leadership is also demonstrated through various charitable roles in the health and legal communities.