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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Edinburgh
Remnants of Humanity: Psychiatry and Post-Socialism in the Czech Republic
Master of Science, University of Edinburgh
Bachelor of Arts, Charles University in Prague
Doctor of Medicine, Charles University in Prague


I joined Edinburgh Medical School in 2011 as a Fellow in Medical Ethics. My background is in medicine, philosophy/history and anthropology. After brief initial training in child psychiatry in Prague I taught medical ethics and philosophy of medicine at Charles University in Prague and Boston University. In Edinburgh I am responsible for ethics teaching in the MBChB and Biomedical sciences programmes.

Research outputs

  1. Medical Humanism II: Inspirations of the Twentieth Century

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  2. Trespass, crime and insanity: The social life of categories

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Ethics teaching on 'Beginning of Life' issues in UK medical schools

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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