Ruth Fischbach, Columbia University

Professor Psychiatry New York City, New York rf416@columbia.edu Office: (212) 305-8387

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Fischbach, a bioethicist and medical sociologist, focuses on research ethics and contemporary issues in bioethics: neuroethics, stem cell research and advances in assisted reproductive technology. Her past work, which includes serving as a senior adviser at the National Institutes of Health, deal...

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Bio/Research

Fischbach, a bioethicist and medical sociologist, focuses on research ethics and contemporary issues in bioethics: neuroethics, stem cell research and advances in assisted reproductive technology. Her past work, which includes serving as a senior adviser at the National Institutes of Health, dealt with end-of-life issues, autonomy of the elderly, communication between patients and healthcare professionals, pain assessment and management, and the experiences of research participants, particularly as they relate to privacy and informed consent.

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