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President's Dream Colloquium on Traveling for Health, Fall 2015

Speaker: Anant Bhan

International Human Subject Research

Anant Bhan, MBBS, MHSc, PGDMLE
Adjunct (Visiting) Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College, and the Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 3:30–5 pm (note date change as of August 25)
IRMACS Theatre, ASB 10900, Burnaby campus
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Anant Bhan is a researcher in bioethics and global health based in Pune, India and currently a visiting professor in the Department of Community Medicine in Yenepoya University, Mangalore, India.

Prior to these roles, he was a senior research consultant and bioethicist at the Sandra Rotman Centre in Toronto, a research-based academic centre at the University Health Network and University of Toronto, for nine years. He has a background in medicine, and has also received training from the University of Toronto in Bioethics and the National Law School of India University in Medical Law and Ethics.

In the last decade, Dr. Bhan has published extensively in the subject of international medical trials in highly regarded peer-reviewed journals such as the British Medical Journal (BMJ), Journal of Medical Ethics, and The National Medical Journal of India. He is invited regularly to present in conferences both in India and abroad.

He is also a member of the Working Group set up to revise the CIOMS 2002 International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research involving human subjects.

Dr. Bhan’s research interests:

  • International Medical Trials and Clinical trial ethics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Global Health
  • Ethical, social and cultural issues in health research carried out in Low-and-Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

Recording of Dr. Bhan's presentation at SFU: