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R. Sprinkle, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Policy
4135 Van Munching Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 0184
Expert Credentials: 

R. H. Sprinkle, M.D., Ph.D., is Editor-in-Chief of POLITICS AND THE LIFE SCIENCES and the author of PROFESSION OF CONSCIENCE: THE MAKING AND MEANING OF LIFE-SCIENCES LIBERALISM (Princeton University Press, 1994), an intellectual history of political-ethical thought in the life sciences. He is the author or coauthor of papers in political philosophy, international relations, biosecurity (e.g., "THE BIOSECURITY TRUST"), clinical medicine, bioethics, health policy, bioengineering, and environmental policy.

Area of Expertise: 

Biosecurity and international affairs; political psychology and philosophy; disease, environment, and global development.

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Degrees: 
M.D., Ph.D. Medicine + Public and International Affairs Ph.D., Princeton University, 1990