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Dr

Ros McDougall

Senior Lecturer In Health Ethics
humans
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
ethics
social sciences, biomedical
social sciences
biomedical social sciences
social sciences - other topics
social issues
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Dr

Ros McDougall

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Clinical Ethics
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Dr

Ros McDougall

 

Dr Rosalind McDougall is a Senior Lecturer in Health Ethics in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. She has expertise in philosophical bioethics and qualitative research.

Her particular areas of interest include clinical ethics and reproductive ethics. She is the author of over fifty journal articles and book chapters, and the editor of When Doctors and Parents Disagree: Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion (Federation Press, 2016). Dr McDougall completed the BPhil at the University of Oxford in 2005, developing a virtue ethics approach to the moral assessment of reproductive technologies. Her PhD was awarded by the University of Melbourne in 2010 and investigated the ethical challenges experienced by junior doctors. She has previously worked at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and for Children’s Hospitals Australasia. From 2012-2017, she completed her postdoctoral fellowship (funded by the Australian Research Council - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award), addressing the question “when should health professionals override parents’ decisions about a child’s medical treatment?”. Dr McDougall has been involved in providing clinical ethics support in hospitals since 2008, and co-founded the Australasian Clinical Ethics Network.

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Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Health Ethics

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Philosophy

University of Oxford

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science

University of Melbourne