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Loane Skene

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Law
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humans
life sciences & biomedicine
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Loane Skene

 
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Law
 
Primary Interest
Medical Law and Ethics
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Prof

Loane Skene

 

Professor Loane Skene LLD (UMelb), LLM (Mon), LLB (Hons) (UMelb), is a Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Knowledge Transfer, in the Melbourne Law School and an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee of The National Health and Medical Research Council and has served on numerous federal and state advisory committees, especially in relation to genetics and the law.

In 2005, she was Deputy Chair of the Lockhart Committee on Human Cloning and Embryo Research and became principal spokesperson for the Committee after the sudden death of the Chair, the late Justice Lockhart AO, in January 2006. She is the author of two books on medical law, (including Law and Medical Practice, 3rd ed, LexisNexis Sydney, 2008); and numerous chapters in books and articles in Australian and overseas legal, medical and scientific journals. In 2003, she was awarded a Centenary Medal for ‘Service to Australian Society through the Exploration of Legal and Ethical Issues of Health Care’ and in 2007 she was named by the Australian Financial Review among Australia's most powerful cultural figures.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2003

Centenary Medal for ~Service to Australian society through the Exploration of Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care~

Commonwealth of Australia

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Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Law

Committee Member

Australian Health Ethics Committee, NHMRC

Council Member

Melbourne College of Divinity

Ethics Committee Member

International Society for Stem Cell Research

Board Member

Australian and New Zealand Institute of Health, Law and Ethics (ANZIHLE)

Barrister & Solicitor

Supreme Court of Victoria

Education


Doctor of Laws

University of Melbourne

Master of Laws

Monash University

Bachelor of Laws

University of Melbourne