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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Baruch Brody
Professor
Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Philosophy
 
e-mail:bbrody@rice.edu
 
  • B.A. (1962) Brooklyn College
  • Ph.D. (1967) Princeton University
 
Primary Department
   Department of Philosophy
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Websites
 bcm.tmc.edu
 bcm.tmc.edu
 
Research Areas
 medical ethics, philosophy of religion
 

philosophy of religion

 

tradition and modernity in religion

 
intellectual property and biotechnology
 i am writing a book on that topic
 
ethical and methodological standards for clinical trials for surgical interventions
 This project is being conducted with two colleagues from the Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Drs Carol Ashton and Nelda Wray. It is funded by an RO1 from the NIH
 
Teaching Areas
 philosophy of religion, medical and research ethics, history of ethics
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

Baruch Brody "Modern Orthodoxy: A Philosophical Perspective." Hakirah, vol 17 (Summer, 2014) : 31-69.

 
 

Baruch Brody, Stephen McGueles, David Wendler "Should All Research Subjects be Treated the Same?." Hastings Center Report, 45In Press

 
 

Sort by: Jacob M. Kolman, Nelda P. Wray, Carol M. Ashton, Danielle M. Wenner, Anna F. Jarman & Baruch A. Brody (2012). Conflicts Among Multinational " Conflicts Among Multinational Ethical and Scientific Standards for Clinical Trials of Therapeutic Interventions. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 40 (1):99-121.." 

 
 

Danielle M. Wenner, PhD, Baruch A. Brody, PhD, Anna F. Jarman, BA, Jacob M. Kolman, MA, Nelda P. Wray, MD, MPH, Carol M. Ashton, MD, MPH "Do Surgical Trials Meet the Scientific Standards for Clinical Trials? Journal of the American College of Surgeons Volume 215, Issue 5 , Pages 722-730, November 2012." 

 
 

White, D and Brody, B

Would Accomodating Some Conscientious Objections by Physicians Promote Quality in Medical Care?

JAMA 305:17 (May 4, 2011)

 
 

Ashton, Wray, Jarman, Kolman, Wenner and BRODY "A Taxonomy of Multinational Ethical and MethodologicalStandards for Clinical Trials of Therapeutic Interventions." Journal of Medical Ethics (2011) In Press

 
 

"Ethical Issues in Surgical Trials" Texas Heart Institute Journal vol 37 number 6  (2010)pp.685-87

 
 

"Ethical Issues in Surgical Trials" Texas Heart Institute Journal vol 37 number 6  (2010)pp.685-87

 
 

Baruch Brody, State Sovereignty Intellectual Property and BiotechnologyJournal of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (2010)

 
 

Baruch Brody, State Sovereignty Intellectual Property and BiotechnologyJournal of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (2010)

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property" Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Fall, 2010) pp. 231-251

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property" Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Fall, 2010) pp. 231-251

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property" Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Fall, 2010) pp. 231-251

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property" Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Fall, 2010) pp. 231-251

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property" Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal (Fall, 2010) pp. 231-251

 
 

Ethics and Methods in Surgical Trials J Med Ethics 2009Sep;35(9):579-83 PMID:19717699 NIMMSID130918(from grant RO1CA134995-01

 
 

Baruch Brody, "Our Poor and their Poor: Philosophical Reflections" Tradition 42(2) (2009) 41-56

 
 

Robertson McCullough and Brody, Finding Family for Prospective Consent in Emergency ResearchClinical Trials 2007; 4(6):631-7

 
 

Baruch Brody "Intellectual Property and Biotechnology: The US Internal Experience-Part I." Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 16 (2006) : 1-37.

 
 

Baruch Brody "Intellectual Property and Biotechnology: The US Internal Experience-Part II." Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 16 (2006) : 105-28.

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Intellectual Property and Biotechnology: The European Experience." Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 17 (2007) : 69-110.

 
 

Contant et al (Brody is senior author) "Community Consultation in Emergency Research." Critical Care Medicine, 34 (2006) : 2049-52.

 
 

Baruch Brody McCullough Larry Sharp Richard "Conflict and Concensus in Research Ethics." JAMA (2005)

 
 

Baruch A. Brody, et al "Expanding Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: The Views of Stakeholders." IRB, 25 (1) (01/2003) : 1-8.

 
 

Baruch A. Brody, et al "Is the Use of Placebo Controls Ethically Permissible in Clinical Trials of Agents Intended to Reduce Fracture in Ostoporosis?." Journal of Bone and Mineral Reserch, 18 (6) (2003) : 1105-1109.

 
 

Brody, B. "Freedom and Responsibility in Genetic Testing." Social Philosophy and Policy, 19 (2002) : 343-59.

 
 

Brody, B. "A Controlled Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Osteoarthritis of the Knee." New England Journal of Medicine, 347 (2002) : 81-8.

 
 

Brody, B. "Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials in Developing Countries." Statistics in Medicine, 21 (2002) : 2853-58.

 
 

Brody, B. "Noncompliance with Medical Follow-Up After Pediatric Intensive Care." Pediatrics, 109 (2002) : e94.

 
 

Brody, B. "Philosophical Reflections on Clinical Trials in Developing Countries." Medicine and Social Justice (2002) : 197-211.

 
 

Brody, B. "The Ethical Recruitment of Subjects." Medical Care, 40 (2002) : 269-70.

 
 

Baruch Brody ""A historical Introduction to the Requirement of Obtaining Informed Consent from Research Subjects"."  (2001)

 
 

Baruch Brody ""Defending Animal Research: An International Perspective"."  (2001)

 
 

Baruch Brody ""Making Informed Consent Meaningful"." IRB (2001)

 
 

Baruch Brody ""Jewish Reflections on Lifeand Death Decision Making"."  (2000)

 
 

McCrary, Anderson, Jacovlevic, Khan, McCullough, Wray, and Brody "A Survey of Policies on Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research." New England Journal of Medicine, 343 (2000) : 1621-6.

 
 

Souckek, J Brody, B et al ""A trial for Comparing Methods for Eliciting Treatment Preferences from Men with Prostate Cancer:." Medical Care (2000)

 
 

Cooper, Garcia-Pratts, Brody "Managing Disagreement in the Management of Short Bowel and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome." Pediatrics (October, 1999)

 
 

Geisler, Ashton, Brody, etal "Assessing the Performance of Utility Elicitation Techniques in the Absence of A Gold Standard." Medical Care (1999)

 
 

Brody, B "Responding to Requests for Initiation of Dialysis in Dying Patients"." Seminars in Dialysis (1998)

 
 Books
 

Lustig BA, Brody B, McKenny G (eds) Altering Nature 2vols Springer (2008)

 
 

Baruch Brody, Taking Issue (Georgetown University Press: 2003)

 
 

Brody, Bobinski, McCullough, RothsteinMedical Ethics: Analysis of the Issues Raised by the Codes Opinions and Statements (2001)

 
 

Brody, Rothstein, McCullough, Bobinski, Medical Ethics: Codes, Opinions, and Statements (BNA: 2000)

 
 

Brody, BA The Ethics of Biomedical Research (Oxford University Press: 1997)

 
 

Brody, B.A., McCullough, L., Jones, J. (Eds), Surgical Ethics (Oxford University Press: 1998)

 
 

Brody, B.A., Sher, G. (Eds.), Social and Political Philosophy  (Harcourt:1999)

 
 Book chapters
 

Brody, "Ethics in the 21st Century" in E. Davis (editor) A Higher Education (Waco:2012)

 
 

Brody, Baruch "Comments on the Essays." Pluralistic Casuistry (festschrift presented to me) (2007) : 221-32.

 
 

Brody, B "Jewish Reflections on Life and Death decision Making." Pellegrino/Faden, Jewish Catholic Reflections (Georgetown University Press, 1999)

 
 

Brody, B "Protecting Human Dignity and the Patenting of Human Lives." A. Chapman, ed. Perspectives on Genetic Patenting (AAAS Press, 1999)

 
 

Brody, BA "Brain Death:Philosophical Reflections." Youngner and Arnold (eds.) Defining Death in a Technological Age (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)

 
 

Brody "Research on the Vulnerable Sick." Kahn, Mastrioanni and Sugarman, Beyond Consent (1998)

 
 

Brody, B "Religion and bioethics." Kuhse and Singer, Companion to Bioethics (blackwell: 1998)

 
 Book reviews
 

"review of Innovation in Medical Technology." New England Journal of Medicine (2007)

 
Presentations
 Invited Talks
 

"Ethical Issues in Patenting New Drugs." University of West Virginiaq, (October, 2006)

 
 

"Ethics in Space Research." ASBH, Baltimore, Md.. (November, 2002)

 
 

"Ethics of Sham Surgery Trials." Harvard Medicalm School, Boston, Mass.. (December, 2002)

 
 

1/2 day training seminar.  "Research Ethics in ClinicalTrials." NIH Training Seminar, Airlie Conference CDenter. (Summer 2002)

 
 

public lecture.  "stem cell research." Columbia Physicians and Surgeons, New York City. (May, 2002)

 
 Other
 

""Conflicts of Interest in Research"." University of Alabama at Birmingham, (November, 2001)

 
 

""Ethical Issues in Third World Research"." University of Missouri Medical Schhol, (May 2001)

 
 

""Informed Consent in Research"." VA State of the Art Conference, Washington. (March, 2001)

 
 

""Medical Futility"." Cedar-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles. (June, 2001)

 
 

""Research on Human Subjects"." NIH Training Summer, Virginia. (August, 2001)

 
 

"Conflicts of Interest in Research." Emory Medical School, Atlanta, Georgia. (2001)

 
 

"A Critical Evaluation of the Work of NBAC." International Conference on Medical Ethics, Beersheva, Israel. (November, 2000)

 
 

"Ethical Issues in Gut Transplants." World Congress on Pediatric Gastroenterology, Boston. (july, 2000)

 
 

"Ethical Issues in Third World Research." International Syposium on Long Term Clinical trials, London. (June, 2000)

 
 

"Responsibility for One's Own Medical Problems." American Philosophical Association, Albuqurque, New Mexico. (March 2000)

 
 

"The Conflict Between Medical Education and Medical Care." York Hospital, York, Pennsylvania. (November, 2000)

 
 

""Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials." Beth Israel Hospital, New York. (1999)

 
 

""Futile Care"." Oklahoma City Presbytereal Hospita. (1999)

 
 

""International Reflections on the Ethics of Clinical Trials." Cleveland Clinic. (1999)

 
 

""Jewish Reflections on the New Reproductive Technoilogy." Second Interrnational Conference on Jewish Medical Ethics, Boston. (1999)

 
 

""Research in Pediatric Subjects." Fort Woth Children's Hospital. (1999)

 
 

"'Injustice and Exploitation in Cross National Trials." University of California-Berkeley. (1999)

 
 

"Cross Cultural Bioethics." NEH Conference, University of Puerto Rico. (July 1998)

 
 

"Cross Cultural Perspectives on Research Ethics." Asbha Conference, (November 1998)

 
 

"Current Issues in Research Ethics." Arena Conference, (November 1998)

 
 

"Ethical Issues in Cross Cultural Clinical Trials." London Conference on Clinical Trials, (November 1998)

 
 

"New Issues in Biomedical Research Ethics." University of Rochester School of Medicine. (September 1998)

 
 

"New Perspectives on Clinical Ethics." Universiy of Miami - Florida. (February 1998)

 
 

"Pediatrical Research Ethics." Pediatric Academy Society. (May 1998)

 
Editorial Positions
 Member of the Editorial Board, Social Philosophy and Policy. Cambridge University Press. (2009 - 2009)

 Member of the Editorial Board, journal of medicine andphilosophy. (2010 - 2010)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine & Philosophy. (2003 - 2003)

 Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. (1999 - 1999)

 Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and philosophy. (2000 - 2000)

 Editorial Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. (2001 - 2001)

 Editorial Board, Social Philosophy and Policy. (2000 - 2000)

 Editorial Board, Social Philosophy and Policy. (2001 - 2001)

 Editorial Board, Social Philosophy and Policy. (1999 - 1999)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Social Phiolosophy and Policy. (2003 - 2003)

 Member of the Editorial Board, American Journal of Bioethics. (2003 - 2003)

 Member of the Editorial Board, American Jouranl of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. (2003 - 2003)

Supervised Theses & Dissertations
 Clint Parker, PhD Moral Complicity. (2003) (Thesis Director)

 Jack Weir, PhD Animal and Enviornmental Ethics. (2003) (Thesis Director)

 rebecca yarrson, ph.d. justice in research. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 garrett meriam, ph.d. virtues and the ethics of treating animals. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 trisha buchanan, h.d. exploitation in research. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 rebecca yarrson, ph.d. justice in research. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 garrett meriam, ph.d. virtues and the ethics of treating animals. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 trisha buchanan, h.d. exploitation in research. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 Becky Yarrison, Ph.D. Justice in the Allocation of Resources. (2007) (Thesis Director)

 Garret Merriam, Ph.D. a virtue approach to animal ethics. (2007) (Thesis Director)

 Justin Ho, Ph.D. Research on the Terminally Ill. (2008) (Thesis Director)

 Garrett Merriam, Ph.D. Virtue Ethics and Animal Rights. (2008) (Thesis Director)

 Phillip Robichaux, Ph.D. A Social Epistemology Approach to Informed Consent. (2008) (Thesis Director)

 Rebecca Yarison, Ph.D. Justice in the Allocation of Scarce Resources. (2008) (Thesis Director)

 Justin Ho, Ph/D. Research on Terminally Ill Patients. (2009) (Thesis Director)

 Dani Wenner, PhD Democratic Theory. (2011) (Thesis Co-Director)

 Jacob Kolman, PhD Epistemic Virtues. (2014) (Thesis Director)

 Lisa Edelman, PhD Human Dignity in Bioethical Theory. (2014) (Thesis Director)

 Moti Goran, Ph.D. Manipulation. (2014) (Thesis Director)

 Derrick Grey Derrick, Ph.D. Exploitation. (2014) (Thesis Director)

 Lisa Edelman, Ph.D. Human Dignity in Bioethics. (2014) (Thesis Director)

 Samuel Huang, Ph.D. Commodification. (2015) (Thesis Director)

 Derrick Grey, Ph.D Exploitation. (2015) (Thesis Director)

 sherry kao, ph.d, how to live. (2016) (Thesis Director)

 Derrick Grey, PhD Exploitation. (Thesis Director)

 Lisa edelman, PhD concept of human dignity in bioethics. (Thesis Director)

 Jacob Kolman, PhD epistemic virtues. (Thesis Director)

 lisa edelman, PhD concept of human dignity in bioethics. (Thesis Director)

 Garret Merriam, Ph.D. A Virtue Theory Approach to Animal Treatment. (Thesis Director)

 Rebecca Yarrison, Ph.D. Justice in the Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources. (Thesis Director)

 Lisa Edelman, PhD Democratic Theory. (Thesis Director)

 Jacob Kolman, Ph.D. epistemic virtues. (Thesis Director)

 Justin Ho, Ph.D. A New Theory of Informed Consent. (Thesis Director)

 Garret Merriam, Ph.D. A Virtue Theory Approach to Animal Treatment. (Thesis Director)

 Justin Ho, Ph.D. A New Theory of Informed Consent. (Thesis Director)

 Rebecca Yarrison, Ph.D. Justice in the Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources. (Thesis Director)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 LifetineAchievement Award, American Society for Bioetghics

 Member Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Sciences (2001)

 Distinguished Service Professor, Baylor College of Medicine (2003)

 Andrew Mellow Professor of Philosophy, Rice University (2003)

 membership, Institute of Medicine (2002)

 DeBakey Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine (2002)

 Institute of Medicine, (Fall, 2001)

 Membership on Data Safety and Monitoring Board, AIDS Clinical Trials Group, National Institutes of Health

 member of instituteof medicine, national academy of sciences (2001)

 Bioethics Advisory Board, Howard Hughes Medical Institute