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David DeGrazia, PhD

David DeGrazia, PhD

David DeGrazia joined the Department of Bioethics, part-time, as Senior Research Fellow in July 2013 while continuing (part-time) as Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. Trained as a philosopher, DeGrazia has published mainly in ethics–both theoretical and applied–with much of his work specifically in bioethics. He is the author or coeditor of seven books, including Human Identity and Bioethics (Cambridge UP, 2005), Creation Ethics (Oxford UP, 2012), and Biomedical Ethics (McGraw-Hill), a textbook published through several editions. His articles have been published in such journals as Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, The Hastings Center Report, and The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. DeGrazia's current research interests include bioethical theory, moral status, and ethical issues associated with animal research, repro-genetics, and enhancement technologies. In 2012 he served as Senior Advisor to the staff of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, and he currently serves on the editorial board of Journal of Applied Philosophy.

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