Core Academic Team

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Professor Angus Dawson
VELiM Director

Public health ethics, research ethics, relationship between empirical evidence and moral arguments


☎ +61 2 9036 3405


Stacy Carter


Associate Professor Stacy Carter
VELiM Deputy Director

Public health ethics, screening and overdiagnosis, health promotion, qualitative methodology


☎ +61 2 9036 3407



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Professor Warwick Anderson
Professorial Research Fellow, Department of History and VELiM

History of biology, medicine and public health (Australasia, Pacific, USA)


☎ +61 2 9351 3365


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Dr Christopher Degeling
Research Fellow

Human-animal relations, history and philosophy of biomedicine


☎ +61 2 9036 6586


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Dr Claire Hooker
Senior Lecturer in Health Humanities

Humanities and arts perspectives on health and medicine


☎ +61 2 9036 3413 (Tue-Thur)


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Associate Professor Christopher Jordens
Associate Professor in Bioethics

Bioethics, sociology of health and illness, philosophy of medicine and public health


☎ +61 2 9036 3406


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Professor Ian Kerridge
Professor in Bioethics and Medicine

Public health, stem cells, end-of-life care, illness experience, synthetic genomics, organ transplantation, tissue donation, drug policy


☎ +61 2 9036 3414

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Dr Wendy Lipworth
NHMRC Career Development Fellow

Ethics of biomedical innovation (drug development, regulation, biobanking, biomedical publishing)


☎ +61 2 9036 3410

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Emeritus Professor Miles Little
VELiM Founding Director

Medical Sociology and Biomedical Ethics


☎ +61 2 9036 3405


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Dr Julie Mooney-Somers
Senior Lecturer in Qualitative Health Research

Equity in health and health services


☎ +61 2 9036 3412

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Associate Professor Ainsley Newson
Senior Lecturer in Bioethics

Decision-making in genetics, genetics and public health, clinical ethics, synthetic biology


☎ +61 2 9036 3409