The research of Richard Sharp, Ph.D., examines ethical tensions in medicine and biomedical research. He has studied a variety of topics in biomedical ethics, including the integration of genetic technologies into patient care, best practices for clinical ethics consultation, financial conflicts of interest and ethical dimensions of patient advocacy. His current research examines how patients and health care providers view new forms of personalized medicine and clinical interventions enabled by molecular diagnostics. Sharp frequently advises health care organizations on ethical issues and has served on advisory committees for the National Institutes of Health, Institute of Medicine and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
At the Mayo Clinic, Sharp directs the Biomedical Ethics Program, the Center for Individualized Medicine Bioethics Program and the Clinical and Translational Research Ethics Program. See Richard Sharp, Mayo Clinic for more information.
This forum is hosted by the Vann Center for Ethics. This event is free and open to the public; no ticket is required.
Chambers Hance Auditorium (CHAM-4121)
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