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  Jeremy SugarmanContact Info:
Office Location:  108 Seeley Mudd Bldg
Office Phone:  +1 919-668-9000
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Jeremy Sugarman, (M.P.H., Johns Hopkins; M.A., Georgetown; M.D., Duke) directs Duke's Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and Humanities. Dr. Sugarman served as Senior Policy and Research Analyst for the White House Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments and as a consultant to the National Bioethics Advisory Commission for its project on international research ethics. In both of these roles, Dr. Sugarman conducted empirical research to inform policy-making. Dr. Sugarman continues to conduct both theoretical and empirical research in medical ethics. His work concentrates on informed consent, research ethics, and the ethical issues associated with emerging technologies. He is the author of numerous papers published in peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has co-edited two books with Anna Mastroianni and Jeffrey Kahn related to research ethics: Beyond Consent: Seeking Justice in Research , and Ethics of Research with Human Subjects: Selected Policies and Resources . He also edited Ethics in Primary Care and co-edited Methods in Medical Ethics . Dr. Sugarman is a contributing editor for IRB , and on the editorial boards of Accountability in Research , the American Journal of Bioethics , and Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics . Dr. Sugarman serves on the Institutional Review Board for Family Health International and the Scientific and Research Advisory Board for the Canadian Blood Service. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Physicians, and the Hastings Center. He has developed a web-based educational program for IRB members, investigators, and research staff at Duke. Dr. Sugarman consults and lectures regularly on topics related to research ethics, including serving as faculty at the recent meetings of PRIM&R and ARENA.