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Bioethics

ANTHONY VERNILLO, DDS, PhD, MBE (Bioethics)
Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine; Affiliated Faculty Member, Center for Bioethics, New York University

EXPERTISE:
Bioethics in oral diagnostics.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Serves on the medical ethics committees at the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital in New York and the Bryn Mawr Hospital in Philadelphia; teaches in the second-year ethics course at the NYU School of Medicine.

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
“Re-examining Ethical Obligations in the Intensive Care Unit: HIV Disclosure to Surrogates.” Critical Care (2007).

“Routine HIV Testing in Dental Practice: Can We Cross the Rubicon?” Journal of Dental Education (2007).

“Disclosure of Adverse Clinical Trial Results: Should Legal Immunity Be Granted to Drug Companies?” American Journal of Bioethics (2009). “Blood Is a Precious Resource: Does It Really Matter Who Donates It?” American Journal of Bioethics (2010).

“Property and Privacy Paradigms of ‘Marketable Spit’: An Ethical and Legal Counterpart to Blood?” Journal of the Canadian Dental Association (2010)

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FREDERICK G. MORE, DDS, MS (pediatric dentistry)
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion

EXPERTISE:
Bioethics concerning child health policy, care, and well-being; research involving human subjects; multiculturalism; the influence and role of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in health care.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Pediatric dentist; former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, NYU College of Dentistry; responsibility for curriculum in bioethics, NYU College of Dentistry; Global MPH course in bioethics, New York University; undergraduate course in bioethics, New York University; Chair, Institutional Review Board, NYU Langone Medical Center and NYU School of Medicine.

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Two research abstracts in substance abuse education; one abstract under review

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