Agomoni Ganguli Mitra

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

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Biography

 Dr. Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra is Lecturer and Chancellor’s Fellow 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 ethics, global surrogacy, sex-selection, biomedical research in low-income countries, social value in research governance and the concepts of exploitation and vulnerability in bioethics.

She is currently PI on a Wellcome Trust funded project entitled, Vulnerability and Justice in Global Health Emergency Regulation: Developing Future Ethical Models (2018-19).

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 → …

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