Director

Associate Professor Ian Kerridge

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BA, MPhil(Cantab), BMed, FRACP

Ian Kerridge is Associate Professor in Bioethics and Staff Haematologist/BMT Physician at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. His research focuses on the philosophical, moral and socio-cultural concepts and issues that underpin health, health policy and biomedicine and explores such topics as public health, stem cells, end-of-life care, the experience of illness and survival, synthetic genomics, organ transplantation, cord blood and tissue donation, research, drug policy and the pharmaceutical industry.

Ian Kerridge has been Director of the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine (VELiM) at the University of Sydney since 2003.

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Deputy Director

Professor Warwick Anderson

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B.Med.Sc., M.D. (Melbourne), M.A., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania)

Warwick H. Anderson holds an appointment as Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of History and the Center for Values, Ethics, and the Law in Medicine at the University of Sydney. Additionally, he has an affiliation with the Unit for History and Philosophy of Science at Sydney and is a Professorial Fellow of the Centre for Health and Society at the University of Melbourne.

As an historian of biology, medicine and public health, focusing on Australasia, the Pacific, Southeast Asia and the United States, Dr. Anderson is especially interested in ideas about race, human difference, and citizenship in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Occasionally he writes programmatically on postcolonial science studies and, more generally, on science and globalization.

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