Jalayne Arias, JD

Assistant Professor
Atlantic Fellow at GBHI
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Jalayne Arias received her undergraduate degree in international studies with a political science emphasis from Pepperdine University, her law degree from Arizona State University and her master’s degree in bioethics from Case Western Reserve University. After completing a Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic, she joined the Department of Bioethics as Associate Professional Staff and served as the Associate Director of the NeuroEthics Program at the Cleveland Clinic.

Jalayne is currently an assistant professor at the Memory and Aging Center and joined the Global Brain Health Institute as an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the University of California, San Francisco in 2016. The Alzheimer’s Association awarded her a Mentored New Investigator Research Grant to Promote Diversity. Jalayne is leading two research studies that examine legal, ethical and policy questions: Legal, Ethical, & Social Analysis of Preclinical Biomarker Tests in Alzheimer’s Disease (funded by the Alzheimer’s Association) and Financial, Legal and Social Decision-Making Post Early Age-of-Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis (funded by the Hellman Foundation).


Trust, vulnerable populations, and genetic data sharing.

Journal of law and the biosciences

Arias JJ, Pham-Kanter G, Gonzalez R, Campbell EG

Firearms Among Cognitively Impaired Persons: A Cross-sectional Study.

Annals of internal medicine

Hsieh JK, Arias JJ, Sarmey N, Rose JA, Tousi B

Stakeholders' Perspectives on Preclinical Testing for Alzheimer's Disease.

The Journal of clinical ethics

Arias JJ, Cummings J, Grant AR, Ford PJ

The growth and gaps of genetic data sharing policies in the United States.

Journal of law and the biosciences

Arias JJ, Pham-Kanter G, Campbell EG

Pediatric end-of-life decisions when abuse is suspected.

The virtual mentor : VM

Arias JJ, Weise KL

Becoming the standard: how innovative procedures benefitting public health are incorporated into the standard of care.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

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