Baruch Brody

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Baruch A. Brody (21 April 1943[1] – 30 May 2018)[2] was an American bioethicist who was among the first scholars in the field of applied ethics to write about abortion in the era following Roe v. Wade.[3] He was the Leon Jaworski Professor of biomedical ethics and former Director of the Center for Ethics, Medicine and Public Issues at The Baylor College of Medicine[4] and Andrew Mellow professor of Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at Rice University.[5]

Brody received his B.A. from Brooklyn College in 1962 and his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1967. He was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2001 and was a fellow of the Hastings Center.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Identity and Essence (Princeton, 1980).
  • Life and Death Decision Making (Oxford University Press, 1987).
  • Ethical Issues in Drug Testing Approval and Pricing (Oxford University Press, 1994)
  • The Ethics of Biomedical Research (Oxford University Press, 1998)
  • Taking Issue (Georgetown, 2005)

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