Professor Wendy Rogers Elected to the Australian Academy of Humanities
Chair of ETAC’s International Advisory Committee, Professor Wendy Rogers, was one of twenty-five newly elected Fellows to the Australian Academy of Humanities – a recognition of the highest honour for achievement in and contribution to the humanities in Australia.
‘‘The broad-ranging research fields and areas of contribution by the newly elected Fellows showcase the depth and diversity of the humanities in Australia, and celebrate the ability of the humanities to educate, guide, inform and shape vital areas of cultural, social and environmental thought, policy and planning,” said Academy President Professor Lesley Head.
Wendy is an internationally renowned feminist bioethicist. She is Professor of Clinical Ethics at Macquarie University, Sydney where she holds a joint appointment between the Philosophy Department and the School of Medicine. Her key theoretical contributions include ethical analyses of evidence-based medicine, vulnerability, and overdiagnosis.
Her research has informed national and international policy and practice regarding organ donation and surgical innovation. Wendy’s research has been supported by nine Australia Research Council grants and two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants.
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