Ruth Macklin, PhD (emerita)

Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue

Bronx, NY 10461

718 430-3076 | 718-430-8780

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Interests: Research involving human subjects, multinational research, ethics in reproductive health, ethical aspects of research and treatment of HIV/AIDS, human rights. Dr. Macklin is an adviser to the World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), an elected member of the Institute of Medicine, and past president of the International Association of Bioethics.

Division: Biomedical and Bioethics Research Training
Campus: Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus

Research Interests: Ethics And Reproductive Health; Ethics in Research & Treatment of HIV; Ethics in Research with Human Subjects; International Health; Law and ethics in health care; Women's Health

Research Projects: Training Program in Research Ethics in the Americas

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Shoshana Trachtenberg Frackman Faculty Scholar,
Dr. Ruth Macklin is the Trachtenberg Frackman Faculty Scholar, with responsibility for teaching and research in bioethics, organizing an annual lecture at AECOM by a distinguished scholar in the field, and for conductiong an annual essay contest open to medical students throughout the United States and Canada. An award is given for the best essay on the physician-patient relationship.

Trachtenberg Program in Biomedical Ethics
Essay Contest: Ethics and the Physician-patient Relationship (.pdf, .doc)