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Jing-Bao Nie ([email protected])

Dr Jing-Bao Nie, B Med, M Med, MA, Ph D, is Professor at the Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, New Zealand; Adjunct Professor at Peking University Medical School and Wuhan University in China; and Associate of Harvard University Asia Centre, USA. He was originally trained as a physician in China, then in sociology in Canada and the medical humanities and bioethics in the USA.

Dr Jing-Bao Nie is the author of Behind the Silence: Chinese Voices on Abortion (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005) and Medical Ethics in China: A Transcultural Interpretation (Routledge, 2011). He co-edited Japan’s Wartime Medical Atrocities: Comparative Inquiries in Science, History, and Ethics (Routledge, 2010) and several thematic journal issues including one on the methodologies of transcultural bioethics for Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (2016) and the other on patient-physician mistrust in China for Developing World Bioethics (forthcoming). His numerous other publications include three chapters in The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics (Cambridge UP, 2009) and articles in such journals as American Journal of Bioethics, Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, Journal of Clinical Ethics, British Medical Bulletin and The Lancet. Prof Nie is a Consulting Editor of Asian Bioethics Review and serves on the advisory/editorial boards of such journals as Bioethics, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics and Medicine and Philosophy, and the Human Ethics Advisory Committee of PLOS One. He served as a board member of International Association of Bioethics, co-chaired the 6th International Congress of Feminist Bioethics, and is an International Fellow of the Hastings Centre, USA.

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