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Panelist: Glenn McGee, PhD
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Director of Alden March
Bioethics Institute

Dr. Glenn McGee is the director of the Alden March Bioethics Institute,  a comprehensive ethics research and education organization of the Albany Medical College of Union University, founded in 2005 with programs in Albany Law School, College of Pharmacy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, GE Global Research, Albany Nanotech, Rockefeller Institute and a dozen other institutions of higher learning, research and government in the New York capital district.

He holds the John A. Balint Endowed Chair in Medical Ethics, and is a tenured Professor of medicine, and is professor of law, public health and of philosophy at both SUNY and Union. He has served as Chief of the Office of Bioethics for the New York State Health Department Wadsworth Center,  and in 2007 was elected to the board of directors of the American Society for Bioethics & the Humanities.

Professor McGee is the founding Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Bioethics. Professor McGee has authored more than 150 articles in medical, legal, business and scientific journals. In 2007 an anthology of his work entitled Imagination, Experiments, Courage and Values will be published by Cambridge University Press.

Dr. McGee received his BA and PhD at Baylor and Vanderbilt Universities. He is currently Director of a project funded by the Charitable Leadership Foundation to study the effect of ethics consultation on length-of-stay in the ICU.  In April 2006 he was given the Appignani Lifetime Achievement Award for Humanism in Bioethics at the United Nations.

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