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What is Bioethics?

Bioethics is both a field of intellectual inquiry and a professional practice that examines moral questions at the intersection of biology, medicine, law, public health, policy, and ethics - all broadly construed.

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John Arras, PhD

(Philosophy) was recently appointed to President Obama's Commission for the Study of Bioethical...

Ruth Gaare Bernheim, JD, MPH

Serves on the Ethics Sub-committee of the Advisory Committee to the Director,...

Jim Childress, PhD

(Religious Studies) has served on numerous national and international ethics bodies.