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James F. Childress

James F. Childress

Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics at the University of Virginia

Childress directs the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life. He is the author of numerous articles and several books in bioethics, including, with Tom L. Beauchamp, Principles of Biomedical Ethics (6th edition forthcoming in 2008). Childress was vice chair of the national Task Force on Organ Transplantation and has also served on the Board of Directors of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). He chaired the Institute of Medicine Committee that produced the report, "Organ Donation: Opportunities for Action" (2006).

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James Childress, Annals of Internal Medicine August, 2006

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

James F. Childress, Julia Mahoney, Institute for Practical Ethics, University of Virginia March 28, 2001

Wednesday, March 28, 2001