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Arthur L. Caplan, PhD

Degree and Institution

PhD, Columbia University, 1979

Faculty Title

Chair, Department of Medical Ethics

Administrative Title

Director, Center for Bioethics

Clinical Expertise

End of life care, mediation

Research Expertise

 Ethics and clinical experimentation, informed consent; end-of-life care issues, advance directives and living wills; adequacy of protections for subjects in clinical research, ethics of biobanking.


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Contact Information

Arthur Caplan

 Center for Bioethics
3401 Market St
Philadelphia PA 19104

Office Phone: 898-7136
Fax: 215 573 3035

Janice Pringle
Office Phone: 215 573 9384
Appointment Phone: 215 573 9384
Fax: 215 573 3035