Monday, October 26, 2015 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM | 250 Dockser Hall


Michele Bratcher Goodwin
Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy
University of California, Irvine

Michele Goodwin Michele Bratcher Goodwin is a leading voice on organ transplant policy in the United States. Through her books, scholarship in leading journals and articles in major media outlets, she has helped define new ways of thinking about supply, demand and access to sophisticated medical technologies. At the University of California, Irvine, she researches and teaches in the areas of biotechnology, bioethics and identity, with a focus on the role of law in the promotion and regulation of medicine, science and biotechnology.

Professor Goodwin is the author/editor of Black Markets: The Supply and Demand of Human Body Parts; Baby Markets; The Black Body: Reading, (Re)Writing, and (Re) Imagining; Biotechnology and Bioethics; and Altruism's. Her editorials and commentaries have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times,The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Forbes Magazine and other major media outlets.

In addition to serving as Chancellor's Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine, she is founder and director of its Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy, and holds appointments with its School of Public Health and Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies. She is president of Defence for Children International's US affiliate, and founder of the Institute for Global Child Advocacy.

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