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Dr Annette Rid is a visiting researcher in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. She is a bioethicist at the National Institutes of Health in the United States, where she serves as a liaison between the Clinical Center Department of Bioethics and the Division of Aids at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

She is also an Assistant Research Professor at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University.

Annette has served as an advisor, amongst other positions, for the World Health Organization and the World Medical Association, and sits on numerous scientific, editorial and other advisory boards. Annette is a Fellow of the Hastings Center.


  • Ethics of research during humanitarian emergencies
  • The social value of research: conceptual, normative and policy considerations
  • Value judgments in healthcare priority-setting

Trained in medicine, philosophy and bioethics in Germany, France, Switzerland and the United States, Annette's current research interests span research ethics, global health ethics and justice in health and health care.

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