Robert Klitzman, MD

Overview

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I am the Director of the Masters of Bioethics Program, and a member of the Division of Psychiatry, Law and Ethics, and co-founded and for five years co-directed the Center for Bioethics. I have written nine books, and over 140 academic articles, drawing on multi-disciplinary methods to examine ethical, psychological and social issues in a variety of contexts in medicine and psychiatry. Specifically, I have examined decision-making concerning HIV disclosure, genetic testing, reproductive choices among individuals at risk for genetic disorders, Institutional Review Boards, and other topics.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences) at CUMC

Gender

  • Male

Credentials & Experience

Honors & Awards

Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation

Fellow, Russell Sage Foundation

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

Research

Ethical, psychological and social aspects of decision-making among patients, providers and others concerning HIV, genetics, and other areas: I am currently conducting several studies, including: "Views and Approaches of IRB Members Toward Research Integrity", and "Views and Approaches Toward Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis Among Patients and Providers"

Grants

CENTERFOR RESEARCH ON ETHICAL, LEGAL & SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF PSYCHIATRIC, NEUROLOGIC & BEHAVIORAL GENETICS (Federal Gov)

Sep 17 2018 - Jun 30 2022

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - May 31 2021

CENTERFOR RESEARCH ON ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF PSYCHIATRIC, NEUROLOGIC AND BEHAVIORAL GENETICS (Federal Gov)

May 3 2013 - Aug 31 2018

CENTRAL IRBS: ENHANCED PROTECTIONS FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS? (Federal Gov)

Sep 25 2014 - Aug 31 2018

CENTERFOR RESEARCH ON ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF PSYCHIATRIC, NEUROLOGIC AND BEHAVIORAL GENETICS (Federal Gov)

May 3 2013 - May 31 2018

CENTERFOR RESEARCH ON ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF PSYCHIATRIC, NEUROLOGIC AND BEHAVIORAL GENETICS (Federal Gov)

May 3 2013 - May 31 2018

CENTERFOR RESEARCH ON ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF PSYCHIATRIC, NEUROLOGIC AND BEHAVIORAL GENETICS (Federal Gov)

May 3 2013 - May 31 2018

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2006 - Jun 30 2016

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (UL1) (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2006 - Jun 30 2016

IMPACT OF RETURN OF INCIDENTAL GENETIC TEST RESULTS TO RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS IN THE GENOMIC ERA (Federal Gov)

Sep 23 2011 - Aug 31 2015

IMPACT OF RETURN OF INCIDENTAL GENETIC TEST RESULTS TO RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS IN THE GENOMIC ERA (Federal Gov)

Sep 23 2011 - Aug 31 2014

IMPACT OF RETURN OF INCIDENTAL GENETIC TEST RESULTS TO RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS IN THE GENOMIC ERA (Federal Gov)

Sep 23 2011 - Aug 31 2014

CENTERFOR ELSI RESEARCH ON PSYCHIATRIC, NEUROLOGIC, AND BEHAVIORAL GENETICS (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2010 - Apr 30 2014

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (UL1) (Federal Gov)

Sep 30 2006 - Jun 30 2011

Selected Publications