Alta R. Charo
B.A., Biology, Harvard University (1979), J.D., Columbia University School of Law (1982) Город: USA, Madison
The Law School and Medical School's Department of Medical History and Bioethics of The Wisconsin University
Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law & Bioethics
tel. : +1(608)262-5015
Ms. Charo was born in 1958 in Brooklyn, NY. R. Alta Charo is the Elizabeth S. Wilson - Bascom Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she is on the faculty of the Law School and the Medical School's Department of Medical History and Bioethics.
She offers courses on health law, bioethics and biotechnology law, food & drug law, medical ethics, reproductive rights, torts, and legislative drafting. In addition, she has served on the UW Hospital clinical ethics committee, the University's Institutional Review Board for the protection of human subjects in medical research, and the University's Bioethics Advisory Committee. She has also been a visiting professor at law and medical schools in Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, France, Germany, and New Zealand. Professor Charo is the author of over 75 articles, book chapters and government reports.
In 1994 Professor Charo served on the NIH Human Embryo Research Panel, and from 1996-2001, she was a member of the presidential National Bioethics Advisory Commission where she participated in drafting its reports on ¨Cloning Human Beings¨(1997); ¨Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders that May Affect Decisionmaking Capacity¨(1998); ¨Research Involving Human Biological Materials: Ethical Issues and Policy Guidance¨(1999); ¨Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research¨(1999); ¨Ethical and Policy Issues in International Research: Clinical Trials in Developing Countries,¨ and ¨Ethical and Policy Issues in Research Involving Human Participants¨ (2001). Since 2001 she has been a member of the National Academy of Sciences' Board on Life Sciences. and serves as its liaison to the Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent Destructive Applications of Biotechnology. She also serves as a member of the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation.
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