The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe

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Oxford University Press, USA
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6.2 X 9.3 X 1.5 inches | 1.58 pounds
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About the Author
Robert Klitzman, MD, is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, and the Director of the Masters of Bioethics Program at Columbia University. He has conducted research and written about a variety of bioethical issues, and has authored or co-authored over 100 articles, and seven books, including Am I My Genes?: Confronting Fate and Family Secrets in the Age of Genetic Testing; When Doctors Become Patients; Mortal Secrets: Truth and Lies in the Age of AIDS; Being Positive; A Year-long Night: Tales of a Medical Internship; The Trembling Mountain: A Personal Account of Kuru, Cannibals, and Mad Cow Disease; and In a House of Dreams and Glass: Becoming a Psychiatrist. His work has appeared in JAMA, Science, and elsewhere, and also has written for the New York Times, Newsweek, The Nation, and other publications. He has received several awards for his work, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Aaron Diamond Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Commonwealth Fund. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the NY State Stem Cell Commission, and is member of the Research Ethics Advisory Panel of the US Department of Defense.