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Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants
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ISSN Print: 1050-6934
ISSN Online: 1940-4379

Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants

DOI: 10.1615/JLongTermEffMedImplants.v17.i1.110
pages 81-86

Fourth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering

Ajay Kashi
RPCN

ABSTRACT

The Fourth International Conference on Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering was held at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York, from April 20−22, 2007. The conference was attended by speakers from seven countries that included biomedical engineers, clinicians, philosophers, ethicists, lawyers, patient advocates, biomedical company representatives, and graduate and undergraduate students in biomedical engineering programs. The welcoming address was given by John R. Ryan, Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret) and the chancellor of the State University of New York, who was introduced by Dr. John C. LaRosa, president of SUNY Downstate Medical Center