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.
- Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health
- Professor, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
- Director, Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health
- Harvard Law School, JD
- Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
- Harvard College, AB
- Published on 9/1/2023
Annas GJ, Kummer HB. Preventing the Slide down the Slippery Slope from Assisted Suicide to Euthanasia While Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities Who Are "Not Dead Yet.". Am J Bioeth. 2023 Sep; 23(9):20-22. PMID: 37647472.
- Published on 7/1/2022
Annas GJ. Trust, Brutality, and Human Dignity: How "Partial Birth Abortion" Helps Shape American Biopolitics. Am J Law Med. 2022 Jul; 48(2-3):173-186. PMID: 36715259.
- Published on 8/1/2021
Annas GJ, Crosby SS. Standard Racism: Trying to Use "Crisis Standards of Care" in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Am J Bioeth. 2021 08; 21(8):1-3. PMID: 34313559.
- Published on 2/10/2021
Annas GJ, Beisel CL, Clement K, Crisanti A, Francis S, Galardini M, Galizi R, Grünewald J, Immobile G, Khalil AS, Müller R, Pattanayak V, Petri K, Paul L, Pinello L, Simoni A, Taxiarchi C, Joung JK. A Code of Ethics for Gene Drive Research. CRISPR J. 2021 02; 4(1):19-24. PMID: 33571044.
- Published on 1/15/2021
Annas GJ, Galea S. Addressing public health's failings during year one of Covid-19. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Feb; 32:100714. PMID: 33521607.
- Published on 1/1/2021
Crosby SS, Sonis L, Annas GJ. The Boston Medical Center Immigrant Task Force: An Alternative to Teaching Immigration Law to Health Care Providers. J Law Med Ethics. 2021; 49(1):59-63. PMID: 33966656.
- Published on 12/18/2020
Long KC, Alphey L, Annas GJ, Bloss CS, Campbell KJ, Champer J, Chen CH, Choudhary A, Church GM, Collins JP, Cooper KL, Delborne JA, Edwards OR, Emerson CI, Esvelt K, Evans SW, Friedman RM, Gantz VM, Gould F, Hartley S, Heitman E, Hemingway J, Kanuka H, Kuzma J, Lavery JV, Lee Y, Lorenzen M, Lunshof JE, Marshall JM, Messer PW, Montell C, Oye KA, Palmer MJ, Papathanos PA, Paradkar PN, Piaggio AJ, Rasgon JL, Rašic G, Rudenko L, Saah JR, Scott MJ, Sutton JT, Vorsino AE, Akbari OS. Core commitments for field trials of gene drive organisms. Science. 2020 12 18; 370(6523):1417-1419. PMID: 33335055.
- Published on 7/23/2020
Crosby SS, Annas GJ. Border Babies - Medical Ethics and Human Rights in Immigrant Detention Centers. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jul 23; 383(4):297-299. PMID: 32706532.
- Published on 7/1/2020
Annas GJ. Rationing Crisis: Bogus Standards of Care Unmasked by Covid-19. Am J Bioeth. 2020 07; 20(7):167-169. PMID: 32716806.
- Published on 5/1/2020
Annas GJ. Genome Editing 2020: Ethics and Human Rights in Germline Editing in Humans and Gene Drives in Mosquitoes. Am J Law Med. 2020 05; 46(2-3):143-165. PMID: 32659189.
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