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Dr. Ganguli-Mitra welcomes expressions of interest in all areas of medical ethics/bioethics, global health ethics and justice.

Personal profile


 Dr. Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra is Senior Lecturer  in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics, and Deputy-director of the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law. She is also a member of the Wellcome Trust-supported Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society (where she co-leads the thematic strands Beyond Global and Beyond Sex). Dr. Ganguli-Mitra’s background is in bioethics, with a special interest in global bioethics, structural and gender justice. She has written on ethical issues related to global health emergencies, public health, global surrogacy, sex-selection, biomedical research, racism in health and the concepts of exploitation vulnerability and power in bioethics.


Current Research Interests

  • Global bioethics and justice in global health
  • The ethics of global health emergencies (pandemics, public health emergencies, humanitarian crises)
  • Structural injustice, epistemic injustice, exploitation and vulnerability in bioethics
  • Feminist approaches in bioethics
  • Sex-selection and gender justice
  • Surrogacy
  • Social norms and bioethics
  • Conscientious objection in healthcare
  • Ethics and governance of biomedical research
  • Public health ethics
  • Bioethics and Law

External positions

Member of the Board, Shakti Women's Aid

Nov 2016 → …

College Research Themes

  • Identities & Inequalities
  • Health & Wellbeing


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