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Research Project

Health and Human Rights in the Humanities: Building Capacity with Human Rights Principles

2013 – 2015

Project Summary

Philosophers and medical practitioners collaborated in search of greater precision on the application of human rights concepts to health and health care.

Research Team

Daniel Brudney

Daniel Brudney

Florin Harrison Pugh Professor of Philosophy

University of Chicago

Daniel Brudney writes and teaches in political philosophy, philosophy and literature, bioethics, and philosophy of religion. He is the author of Marx's Attempt to Leave Philosophy (Harvard, 1998).

Susan Gzesh

Susan Gzesh

Senior Instructional Professor

University of Chicago

Susan Gzesh is a Senior Instructional Professor at the University of Chicago, where she directed the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights from 2001 until 2020. She is also of counsel to Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym (Chicago). She has worked as a legal advisor to the governments of Mexico...

Evan Lyon

Evan Lyon

 Chief Integrated Health Officer at Heartland Alliance, guest lecturer at the Pozen Center, former Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Pritzker School

University of Chicago

Renslow Sherer

Renslow Sherer

Professor, Department of Medicine

University of Chicago

Dr. Renslow Sherer is Professor in the Department of Medicine–Infectious Diseases and Global Health.

Dr. Sherer’s research focuses on HIV/AIDS prevention, clinical trials, and health education programs for orphans and families with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas.

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