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

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, a NGO dedicated to promoting health and human rights.

Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Medicine
General Internal Medicine

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



2008 Indiana University: McDonald-Merrill-Ketcham Memorial Award for Law & Medicine
2007 Samford University: Pelligrino Award for Bioethics
2005 Boston University: University Lecturer
2003 Ethical Society of Boston: Humanist of the Year Award
2001 Health Law Forum, American Public Health Association: Jennifer Robbins Award
2000 American College of Legal Medicine: Honorary Fellow
1997 Member, Institute of Medicine
1996 American Association for the Advancement of Science: Fellow
1995 Massachusetts Psychiatry Society: Milton Greenblatt Award
1994 Salem State College: Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
1993 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics: National Health Law Teachers Award
1984 Health Planning Council for Greater Boston: Community Service Award
1982 American Public Health Association, New Professionals Section: Humanitarian Award
1981 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics: Honorary Lifetime Member
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
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Annas GJ, Galea S. Dying Healthy: Public Health Priorities for Fixed Population Life Expectancies. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 16; 169(8):568-569.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30264128.
     
  2. Annas GJ, Grodin MA. Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 108(1):10-12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29211519.
     
  3. Annas GJ. Beyond Nazi War Crimes Experiments: The Voluntary Consent Requirement of the Nuremberg Code at 70. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jan; 108(1):42-46. PMID: 29161060.
     
  4. Galea S, Annas G. An argument for a common-sense global public health agenda. Lancet Public Health. 2017 10; 2(10):e445-e446.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29253425.
     
  5. Annas GJ. (Public) Health and Human Rights: Of Bridges and Matrixes. Am J Bioeth. 2017 Sep; 17(9):13-15. PMID: 28829275.
     
  6. Annas GJ, Grodin MA. Frozen Ethics: Melting the Boundaries Between Medical Treatment and Organ Procurement. Am J Bioeth. 2017 May; 17(5):22-24.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28430061; DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2017.1299252;.
     
  7. Annas GJ. Informed Consent: Charade or Choice? J Law Med Ethics. 2017 Mar; 45(1):10-11. PMID: 28661272.
     
  8. 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.
     
  9. Annas GJ. Force-feeding at Guantanamo. J Med Ethics. 2017 01; 43(1):26. PMID: 27288095; DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2016-103579;.
     
  10. 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;.
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 375 publications over 39 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 1980

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198916
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199213
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199417
19959
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