Ruth Faden


Ruth Faden

Ruth R. Faden, M.P.H., Ph.D., is the Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Executive Director of The Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University. She is also a Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University.

Dr. Faden is the author and editor of numerous books and articles on biomedical ethics and health policy including "A History and Theory of Informed Consent" (with Tom L. Beauchamp), "AIDS, Women and the Next Generation" (Ruth Faden, Gail Gellerand Madison Powers, eds.), "HIV, AIDS and Childbearing: Public Policy, Private Lives" ( Ruth Faden and Nancy Kass, eds.).

Dr. Faden is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a Fellow of the Hastings Center and the American Psychological Association. She has served on several national advisory committees and commissions, including the President’s Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, which she chaired. Dr. Faden holds a B.A from the University of Pennsylvania, a M.A. in General Studies in Humanities from the University of Chicago and a M.P.H. and Ph.D. (Program in Attitudes and Behavior) from the University of California, Berkeley.

External links

* [http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/bioethics/ The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics]
* [http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org/mshome/?id=64 Ruth Faden]


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