W(h)ither Informed Consent? Research Ethics from Nuremberg to Now
The Harold T. Shapiro Lecture on Ethics, Science, and Technology
Alexander Capron, University Professor at the University of Southern California, Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics at the Gould School of Law, Professor of Medicine and Law at the Keck School of Medicine
Join us for our second annual Harold T. Shapiro lecture on Ethics, Science, and Technology, featuring Professor Alexander Capron. The Shapiro Lecture is named in honor of Princeton University President Emeritus Harold T. Shapiro.
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Alexander M. Capron is a University Professor at the University of Southern California, where he occupies the Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics at the Gould School of Law, is a Professor of Medicine and Law at the Keck School of Medicine, and co-directs USC’s Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics. He previously taught at Yale, Georgetown, and the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Capron served as the Executive Director of the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research (1979-83), as Chair of the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee of the United States Congress (1987-90), as a member of the National Bioethics Advisory Commission (1996-2001), and as the World Health Organization’s first Director of Ethics, Trade, Human Rights and Health Law (2002-06). He has written and edited a dozen books and more than 250 scholarly articles and chapters.