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Department of Medical Humanities


Bethany J. Spielman, J.D., Ph.D., M.H.A.
Professor of Medical Humanities

Professor of Medical Jurisprudence
SIU School of Law

Director of the Program in Medical Ethics

Research Interests

  • Nonconsensual Global Clinical Trials
  • Alien Tort Statute
  • Globalization of Health Law

Curricular Topics

  • Bioethics law
  • Physician-Patient relationship
  • The physician in society¬†
  • Human Subjects Experimentation
  • Physicians and Human Rights
  • Researchers' Social Responsibilites

Degrees and Granting Institutions

  • J.D., University of Virginia
  • M.H.A., Duke University
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa

Dr. Spielman's CV (.pdf file)

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