Central regional group
The Central regional group of ethics and law leads is made up of representatives from the following medical schools:
- East Anglia
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About the group's work
To contact the regional group please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birmingham - Dr Jonathan Ives
Jonathan Ives is Lecturer in Behavioural Science in the School of Health and Population Sciences.
Jon publishes predominantly in the field of biomedical ethics, focussing on fatherhood and families, methods in empirical bioethics, and to a lesser extent on research ethics, public health ethics and ethics in medical education. He has published in other areas as a methodologist. He has held grants from the Wellcome Trust and the Economic and Social Research Council.
Jon is currently co-convener and chair of an academic network on Interdisciplinary and Empirical Ethics running jointly with King’s College London.
Jonathan teaches on a number of programmes, covering topics in Biomedical Ethics, Medical Sociology and Research Methods. He is programme director for the BMedSc (PoSH) in Healthcare Ethics and Law, Module coordinator for the MBChB module ‘Doctors, Patients and Society’, and deputy module coordinator for the MPH module ‘Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods’.
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See Jonathan's full profile - on the University of Birmingham website.
Cambridge - Dr Elizabeth Fistein
Elizabeth qualified from Imperial College London in 1996. She chose to specialise in General Adult Psychiatry and trained in Manchester and Cambridge, taking periods out of training to complete a Post-graduate Diploma (conversion course) with the College of Law and MA in Medical Ethics and Law at King’s College London. She holds a Wellcome PhD Studentship and is working on an empirical ethics project investigating ethical, legal and clinical issues in involuntary psychiatric treatment. Her clinical interest is in severe and enduring mental illness. Since 2008, Elizabeth has been running the Ethics and Law component of the Clinical Course, one of the vertical themes that integrate the three stages of the course.
Contact Elizabeth: firstname.lastname@example.org
East Anglia - Dr Anna Smajdor
Anna is a lecturer and researcher in biomedical ethics. Her research interests are focussed on the ethical implications of innovation and research in all areas of the biosciences, including: new reproductive technologies; research ethics and governance; justice and resource allocation. Her doctoral research, funded by the Wellcome Trust, was on the ethics of using artificial gametes in reproduction.
Contact Anna: A.Smajdor@uea.ac.uk
See Anna's full profile - on the University of East Anglia website.
Leicester - Dr Rhona Knight
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Nottingham - Dr Martin von Fragstein
Contact Martin: Martin.V.Fragstein@nottingham.ac.uk
Warwick - Dr Anne-Marie Slowther
Contact Anne-Marie: A-M.Slowther@warwick.ac.uk
See Anne-Marie's full profile - on the University of Warwick website.