George J. Annas, JD, MPH
William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management

MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
JD, Harvard Law School



George J. Annas is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor at Boston University and Director of the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health, and a member of the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the School of Public Health. He is also a Professor at the School of Law and School of Medicine. He is author or editor of 20 books on health law and bioethics, including The Rights of Patients (3d ed 2004), Public Health Law (2d ed 2014), American Bioethics (2005), Worst Case Bioethics (2010), and Genomic Messages (2015). He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the co-founder of Global Lawyers & Physicians, an NGO dedicated to promoting health and human rights.

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

Director
Boston University School of Public Health
Department of Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights



2005 Boston University: University Lecturer
2000 American College of Legal Medicine: Honorary Fellow
1997 Member, Institute of Medicine
1996 American Association for the Advancement of Science: Fellow
1994 Salem State College: Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
1993 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics: National Health Law Teachers Award
1982 American Public Health Association, New Professionals Section: Humanitarian Award
1980 Editor in Chief Emeritus, Law, Medicine and Health Care (now Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics)
1971-1972 Harvard University: First recipient of Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Fellowship in Medical Ethics
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  1. Mariner WK, Annas GJ. A Culture Of Health And Human Rights. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Nov 01; 35(11):1999-2004.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27834239.
  2. Annas GJ. Force-feeding at Guantanamo. J Med Ethics. 2017 Jan; 43(1):26. PMID: 27288095; DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2016-103579;.
  3. Annas GJ. Cure research and consent: the Mississippi Baby, Barney Clark, Baby Fae and Martin Delaney. J Med Ethics. 2017 Feb; 43(2):104-107. PMID: 27165841; DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2015-103121;.
  4. Annas G, Grodin M. Hospital Ethics Committees, Consultants, and Courts. AMA J Ethics. 2016 May 01; 18(5):554-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27213888; DOI: 10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.5.sect1-1605;.
  5. Galea S, Annas GJ. Aspirations and Strategies for Public Health. JAMA. 2016 Feb 16; 315(7):655-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26822847; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.0198;.
  6. Annas, GJ. Ebola and human rights: Post-9/11 public health and safety in epidemics. Am J Law & Med. 2016; 42(1):333-355.
  7. Annas GJ, Mariner WK. (Public) Health and Human Rights in Practice. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2016 Feb; 41(1):129-39.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26567383; DOI: 10.1215/03616878-3445659;.
  8. Ruger JP, Ruger TW, Annas GJ. The Elusive Right to Health Care under U.S. Law. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 25; 372(26):2558-63. PMID: 26107056; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMhle1412262;.
  9. Annas GJ, Crosby SS. Post-9/11 torture at CIA "black sites"--physicians and lawyers working together. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 11; 372(24):2279-81.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26061833; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1503428;.
  10. Slotwiner D, Varma N, Akar JG, Annas G, Beardsall M, Fogel RI, Galizio NO, Glotzer TV, Leahy RA, Love CJ, McLean RC, Mittal S, Morichelli L, Patton KK, Raitt MH, Ricci RP, Rickard J, Schoenfeld MH, Serwer GA, Shea J, Varosy P, Verma A, Yu CM. HRS Expert Consensus Statement on remote interrogation and monitoring for cardiovascular implantable electronic devices. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jul; 12(7):e69-100. PMID: 25981148; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.05.008;.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 345 publications over 37 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 1980

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