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February 07, 2007

Dr. Summer Johnson, Director, Ethics in Novel Technologies, Research, and Innovation Program, Alden March Bioethics Institute, 2-8-07

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Dr. Summer Johnson is the Director of the Ethics in Novel Technologies, Research, and Innovation Program at the Alden March Bioethics Institute (AMBI) in Albany, NY. Dr. Johnson is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Albany Medical College as well as Interim Director of Graduate Studies at AMBI, where she runs an online Masters of Science degree in Bioethics.

The Alden March Bioethics Institute (AMBI) is a multi-institutional bioethics research institute based at the Albany Medical College and its Medical Center, and directed by Dr. Glenn McGee. AMBI was founded in 2005 to conduct state-of-the-art research, teaching and outreach concerning ethical issues in the health sciences.

AMBI conducts a comprehensive and innovative bioethics research and education program through Faculty and Fellows representing the unique educational, research and government institutions in New York's capital district.

Institute faculty receive in excess of $3 million in bioethics research dollars, and produce and disseminate widely cited scholarship in medical, legal, philosophical and scientific journals and books. AMBI offers a unique online masters program in bioethics as well joint degree programs in law, medicine, pastoral care, public health and social work.

The Institute is home to the leading peer-reviewed journal in bioethics, The American Journal of Bioethics, and to the world's most utilized bioethics resource on the Internet, bioethics.net. It publishes the most-read bioethics news and opinion resource, The Editors Blog of The American Journal of Bioethics, better known as blog.bioethics.net.

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