Arthur Caplan Quotes

The Human Genome Project alone is the Full Employment Act for bioethicists.

 
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Science was progressing rapidly and Congress and the other legislatures of the world had not kept up with the scientific, legal or ethical implications of the progress. The result was that once a new technique was perfected, all the institutions were caught :flat footed, and sought out bioethicists to advise them.
Arthur Caplan
Arthur Caplan
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Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor of Bioethics at New York University Langone Health and the founding director of the Division of Medical Ethics. According to Google Scholar, his published books and articles have resulted in an h-index of 47 and an i10-index of 87, since 2009.

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