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    Associate Professor Lynn Gillam

Lynn Gillam is the Clinical Ethicist and Academic Director of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital. At the University of Melbourne, Lynn is Associate Professor in Health Ethics at the Centre for Health and Society, where she teaches health ethics in the medical curriculum and the postgraduate social health program. Other Appointments and Qualifications: Lynn has over 20 years experience on Human Research Ethics Committees and is the current Chair of the University of Melbourne Human Research Ethics Committee, which is an oversight and policy-making body. She also serves on a number of ethics advisory bodies for state government agencies, professional bodies and the NHMRC. Lynn was awarded a PhD in Bioethics from Monash University in 2000 after completing her Master of Arts at The University of Oxford. Influence: Associate Professor Gillam specialises in paediatric clinical ethics, and has been involved in providing a clinical ethics service, including ethics case consultation, since 2005. She has published widely in bioethics, on a range of issues, including paediatric clinical ethics, ethics education, research ethics and ethics committees, pre-natal diagnosis, reproductive technologies and genetic testing, and the use of human foetal tissue.

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