Professor Ian Kerridge
Bioethics and Medicine, Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney
Staff Haematologist/Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Physician, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Ian Kerridge is Professor of Bioethics and Medicine at Sydney Health Ethics at the University of Sydney and Staff Haematologist/Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) physician at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney.
He is an active clinical researcher, with a particular interest in the long-term effects of BMT and the treatment of multiple myeloma. He has taught bioethics and research ethics around the world for over 20 years and continues to conduct philosophical and empirical research in a range of important clinical, public policy and global health concerns including prescription drug policy, over-diagnosis, conflict of interest, end-of-life care, infectious diseases and infection control and organ donation and transplantation.
Ian is the author of over 350 papers in peer-reviewed journals and five textbooks of ethics, most recently Ethics and Law for the Health Professions (Federation Press, 2013). He is Chair of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Ethics Committee and the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Clinical Ethics Committee and a member of the NSW Health Department’s Clinical Ethics Advisory Panel.
He was previously a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) from 2012-5, and a member of the NHMRC Working Parties on Xenotransplantation, Organ Transplantation, Clinical Ethics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies. From 2007-16 he was Chair of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Research Committee.