Renowned Bioethics Professor John Arras Passes Away

(The Cavalier Daily) – John D. Arras, University Porterfield professor of biomedical ethics and of philosophy and public health sciences, died of a stroke Mar. 16 in Galveston, Texas while on a spring break vacation. Arras authored numerous articles on bioethics, and his recent research focused on topics such as assisted suicide, public health ethics, research on human subjects, theories of global justice and social determinants of health.

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