In September 2006 the Academy responded to a consultation issued by a working party of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics on the ethical issues raised by public health interventions.Launched
Public health - ethical issues
In September 2006 the Academy responded to a consultation issued by a working party of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics on the ethical issues raised by public health interventions.
The response was prepared following a half-day meeting of an Academy working group and focuses on the contribution medical science can make to the debate.
Job titles and affiliations were correct at the time of publication (September 2006)
Sir Michael Rutter CBE FRS FBA FMedSci Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, King's College London (Chair)
Professor Stephen Bloom FMedSci Head of Division, Investigative Science Department of Metabolic Medicine, Imperial College London
Professor Carol Dezateux FMedSci Head of Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London
Professor Griffith Edwards CBE FMedSci Commissioning Editor, "Addiction", National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry
Professor Paul Elliott FMedSci Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College
Sir Andrew Haines KBE FMedSci Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Professor Kay Tee Khaw CBE FMedSci Professor of Clinical Gerontology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge