Angus Dawson

Affiliation

Professor of Bioethics and Director of Sydney Health Ethics (formerly, the Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine) at the University of Sydney

Committee membership

Standing Committee on Ethics

Biography

Angus Dawson is Professor of Bioethics and Director of Sydney Health Ethics (formerly, the Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine) at the University of Sydney. His research has mainly focused on ethical issues in public and global health, and seeks to expand the range of issues and values that are discussed in health ethics, including recent work on solidarity reciprocity, sustainability and trust. He was joint founder and remains joint Editor-in-Chief of the journal Public Health Ethics. He has been involved in ethics and policy work for the World Health Organization, the UK Department of Health, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Médecins Sans Frontières and the GAVI Alliance. He was previously a member and the ethics delegate for the International Advisory Board of the Institute of Population and Public Health at CIHR. Most recently he was one of the editors of the new book Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe. The collection contains background material and cases from public health policy and practice with contributions from twenty-three different countries. The whole book is available for free and has been downloaded 48,000 times.

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