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Areas of Expertise
M.D., University Colorado Denver, 1979
B.A., Harvard University, 1975
B.A., magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1975
Research Categories: Health policy, science policy, bioethics
Research Description: Ethics and policy of genomics; history of genomics; global health; science and health policy; intellectual property in life sciences; health research policy
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Robert Cook-Deegan is a research professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, with secondary appointments in Internal Medicine (School of Medicine), and Biology (Trinity College of Arts & Sciences). He was the founding director for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy in Duke’s Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy from July 2002 through December 2012. He is the author of The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome and an author on over 250 articles.
Dr. Cook-Deegan’s areas of expertise include genomics and intellectual property, history of genomics, global health, science and health policy, and health research policy. His current research focuses on policy implications of genomics, bioethics, intellectual property, and innovation. (On leave, fall 2015)
General Research Interests: Policy implications of genomics research and its applications. Bioethics. Health policy and biomedical research policy. Global health disparities. Intellectual property and the innovation process.
Current Ph.D. Students