Last updated on: 11/1/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Arthur Caplan, PhD Biography

Title:
Emanuel and Robert Hart Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 7, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Emanuel and Robert Hart Professor, Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 1994-present
  • Voted one of the fifty most influential people in American health care by Modern Healthcare magazine, 2008
  • Former Chair, Advisory Committee to the United Nations on Human Cloning, 2002
  • Voted Person of the Year by USA Today, 2001
  • Former Chairman, Advisory Committee to the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration on Blood Safety and Availability, 1997-2001
  • Recipient of the McGovern Medal of the American Medical Writers Association, 1998
  • Former Member of the Clinton Health Care Task Force
  • Former Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics, and Professor of Philosophy and Surgery, University of Minnesota, 1987-1994
  • Former Associate Director, Hastings Center, 1985-1987
  • Former Visiting Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, 1986
  • Former Associate for the Humanities, Hastings Center, 1977-1984
  • Former Instructor, Department of Medicine and School of Public Health, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1977-1981
  • Chairman of various panels for the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Holocaust Museum
  • Serves or has served as a consultant to: the International Olympic Committee, American Association of Blood Banks, American Foundation for AIDS Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, National Marrow Donor Program, Lifesource-Organ Procurement Organization, National Academy of Sciences-Institute of Medicine, and state legislatures of Pennsylvania, Minnesota, New York and New Jersey
Education:
  • PhD, History and Philosophy of Science, Columbia University, 1979
  • MPhil, Columbia University, 1975
  • MA, Columbia University, 1973
  • BA, Brandeis University, 1971
Other:
  • None Found
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