Anita Ho, University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor Philosophy Vancouver, British Columbia anita.ho@ubc.ca Office: (604) 817-4219
(604) 822-4049

Bio/Research

Anita Ho’s main research areas include ethics, bioethics, public health ethics, business ethics, social/political philosophy, and disability studies. She is particularly interested in human rights issues, cross-cultural ethics, humanitarian aid/intervention, globalization, health-care access and ...

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Bio/Research

Anita Ho’s main research areas include ethics, bioethics, public health ethics, business ethics, social/political philosophy, and disability studies. She is particularly interested in human rights issues, cross-cultural ethics, humanitarian aid/intervention, globalization, health-care access and disparity, physician-patient relationship, minority care experience, decision-making models, and various concepts of autonomy. She is currently working on a manuscript on trust and autonomy in medical decision making, and recently co-edited a special issue of Teaching Philosophy with Professor Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University) on disability and philosophy. She is also working with the American Refugee Committee and Dr. Carol Pavlish (UCLA) on an interdisciplinary and collaborative project on human rights and gender-based violence in Rwanda and South Sudan. In addition to her teaching and research duties, Anita Ho has also served as an ethicist for Providence Health Care, UBC Behavioral Research Ethics Board, Metro State University Human Subjects Review Board, Fairview Home Care and Hospice Ethics Committee, and Fairview Lakes Regional Health Care Ethics Committee. She was also a visiting scholar at The Hastings Center in Summer 2006.



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