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Jacob M. Appel

Jacob M. Appel is an American author, poet, bioethicist, physician, lawyer and social critic. He is best known for his short stories, his work as a playwright, and his writing in the fields of reproductive ethics, organ donation, neuroethics and euthanasia. Appels novel The Man Who Wouldnt Stand Up won the Dundee International Book Prize in 2012. He is Director of Ethics Education in Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Appel is the subject of the 2019 documentary film Jacob by director Jon Stahl.

Erwin Bischofberger

Bischofberger came from the Swiss Rhine Valley. He was ordained on 19 March 1961 in the Saint Eugenia Church in Stockholm to the priesthood and spent six years as a chaplain in Gothenburg. On 7 January 1968, he joined the Congregation of the Society of Jesus and in 1974 at the Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology in Frankfurt became Doctor of Theology with the work The moral requirements of faith on fundamental ethics of John Henry Newman. Since 1973 he was a professor of medical ethics at the Karolinska Institute, a medical university in Stockholm and at the Newman Ins ...

Jeffrey Bishop

Jeffrey Paul Bishop is a philosopher, bioethicist, author and the Tenet Endowed Chair of Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University. The director of the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, he is most widely recognized and cited for work in medical ethics as relating to death and dying in addition to contributions in the field of medical humanities. Bishop is a physician, holds a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Dallas and serves on the editorial boards of both the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and the Journal of Christian Bioethics for Oxford University Press.

George Bogdan

George Bogdan was a Romanian physician and university professor. Bogdan attended the National College in Iași, graduating in 1876. He studied medicine in France, and earned a doctorate in psychiatry there. After returning home, he began work as a doctor at Sfantul Spiridon Hospital and as a teacher at the National College, where he offered a course on hygiene. In 1891, he became a part-time professor at the forensic medicine department of the University of Iași. The same year, he was named dean of the medical faculty and a member of the university senate. As such, he argued for an increase ...

Lisa Bortolotti

Lisa Bortolotti is an Italian philosopher who is currently Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. Her work is in the philosophy of the cognitive sciences, including philosophy of psychology and philosophy of psychiatry, as well as bioethics and medical ethics. She was educated at the University of Bologna, Kings College London, University of Oxford and the Australian National University, and worked briefly at the University of Manchester before beginning at Birmingham, where she has been a lecturer, senior lecturer, reader a ...

Donna Dickenson

Donna L. Dickenson is an American philosopher who specializes in medical ethics. She is Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London, fellow of the Ethox and HeLEX Centres at the University of Oxford, and visiting fellow at the Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol. She has written over 20 books on the subject, including Bioethics: All That Matters a short introduction 2012; Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good 2013, Moral Luck in Medical Ethics and Practical Politics 1991, Risk and Luck in Medical Ethic ...