Danielle Spencer, MS is on the Board of Directors of JNV. She is a Faculty member of the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University as well as the Einstein-Cardozo Master of Science in Bioethics program, where she has developed and taught seminars such as “Ways of Seeing: Bioethics through the Lens of Visuality” and “Contested Categories: Illness, Identity and Cyborgs”. Focusing her work on narrative and visuality, Spencer presents regularly at medical humanities and bioethics conferences and has been published in The Lancet, WIRED, Creative Nonfiction, Esopus and The Hungarian Review. She also worked as artist/musician David Byrne’s Art Director for many years, as well as with photographer Nan Goldin, and studied literary theory in Paris. Spencer holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.S. in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University.