George J. Annas, JD, MPH

William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Health Law, Policy & Management

George Annas
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715 Albany St Talbot Building

Biography

George J. Annas is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor at Boston University and Director of the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health, and a member of the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the School of Public Health. He is also a Professor at the School of Law and School of Medicine. He is author or editor of 20 books on health law and bioethics, including The Rights of Patients (3d ed 2004), Public Health Law (2d ed 2014), American Bioethics (2005), Worst Case Bioethics (2010), and Genomic Messages (2015). He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the co-founder of Global Lawyers & Physicians, a NGO dedicated to promoting health and human rights.

Other Positions

  • Professor, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health

Education

  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • Harvard College, AB
  • Harvard Law School, JD

Publications

  • Published on 9/25/2018

    Annas GJ, Galea S. Dying Healthy: Public Health Priorities for Fixed Population Life Expectancies. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 16; 169(8):568-569. PMID: 30264128.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Annas GJ, Grodin MA. Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 108(1):10-12. PMID: 29211519.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/21/2017

    Annas GJ. Beyond Nazi War Crimes Experiments: The Voluntary Consent Requirement of the Nuremberg Code at 70. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 108(1):42-46. PMID: 29161060.

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  • Published on 10/3/2017

    Galea S, Annas G. An argument for a common-sense global public health agenda. Lancet Public Health. 2017 10; 2(10):e445-e446. PMID: 29253425.

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  • Published on 9/1/2017

    Annas GJ. (Public) Health and Human Rights: Of Bridges and Matrixes. Am J Bioeth. 2017 Sep; 17(9):13-15. PMID: 28829275.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/1/2017

    Annas GJ, Grodin MA. Frozen Ethics: Melting the Boundaries Between Medical Treatment and Organ Procurement. Am J Bioeth. 2017 05; 17(5):22-24. PMID: 28430061.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Annas GJ. Informed Consent: Charade or Choice? J Law Med Ethics. 2017 Mar; 45(1):10-11. PMID: 28661272.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Mariner WK, Annas GJ. A Culture Of Health And Human Rights. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Nov 01; 35(11):1999-2004. PMID: 27834239.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/10/2016

    Annas GJ. Force-feeding at Guantanamo. J Med Ethics. 2017 01; 43(1):26. PMID: 27288095.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/10/2016

    Annas GJ. Cure research and consent: the Mississippi Baby, Barney Clark, Baby Fae and Martin Delaney. J Med Ethics. 2017 Feb; 43(2):104-107. PMID: 27165841.

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