Oral Histories

Margaret P. Battin, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of Utah

Tom L. Beauchamp, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Arthur Caplan, PhD

Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Norman Fost, MD

Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Patricia A. King, JD

Professor Emerita, Georgetown University School of Law

Ruth Macklin, PhD

Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Laurence B. McCullough, PhD

Distinguished Emeritus Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Upcoming Oral Histories

  • Alexander Capron, LLB, Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, USC Gould School of Law
  • James F. Childress, PhD, John Allen Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics, University of Virginia
  • Ruth R. Faden, PhD, Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
  • Samuel Gorovitz, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Syracuse University
  • Loretta Kopelman, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Medical Humanities, East Carolina University
  • Bernard Lo, MD, Professor of Medicine Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco
  • Thomas H. Murray, PhD, President Emeritus, The Hastings Center
  • Mark Siegler, MD, Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago School of Medicine
  • LeRoy Walters, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

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