The Ethical Dimensions of the Biological and Health Sciences

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Ruth Ellen Bulger, Elizabeth Heitman, Stanley Joel Reiser
Cambridge University Press, Jul 11, 2002 - Medical - 386 pages
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This is the second edition of a highly successful and well-received textbook on the responsible conduct of biomedical and health science research. It is aimed at faculty and graduate students in health science and biomedical science programs. In addition, those on National Institute of Health research grants, administrators at universities, and academic health centers will find it a useful resource. The major changes include new chapters providing overviews of each topic, several new published articles added to the readings, revised case studies as well as further readings and web addresses.

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About the author (2002)

Bulger is Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Science, Bethesda, Maryland.

Heitman is Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, and Associate Professor in Management and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Stanley Joel Reiser, Clinical Professor of Health Care Sciences and of Health Policy at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is known nationally and internationally for his scholarship and teaching in ethics, history, technology assessment, and health policy. Before coming to The George Washington University, he held teaching positions at Harvard University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has written more than 120 books and essays. His articles have appeared in such publications as the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Annals of Internal Medicine, the American Journal of Public Health, Health Affairs, Hastings Center Report, Scientific American, and the New York Times.

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