Nada Gligorov, PhD

Associate Professor of Medical Education
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and

Associate Professor of Bioethics
The Bioethics Program

Philosophy of Mind
Bioethics
Neuroethics


Nada Gligorov earned a BA in Philosophy at the University of Toronto, and her PhD in Philosophy from the Graduate Center, CUNY.

One of the themes of her work is the examination of the interaction between commonsense and scientific theories. She has published articles on personal identity as it relates to biomedical issues such as advance directives and the human microbiome. She is also interested in determinism and free will, and the implications of brain imaging technologies on mental privacy. She is one of the editors of the book The Human Microbiome: Ethical Legal, and Social Concerns (Oxford University Press, 2013).


Curriculum Vitae >

Recent Publications

Rhodes, Nada Gligorov, Abraham Schwab. The Human Microbiome: Ethical, Legal, and Social Concerns (2013). Oxford University Press. 

Gligorov, Nada, et al. (2013). Personal Identity: Our Microbes, Our Selves, in The Human Microbiome:  Ethical, Legal and Social Concerns, eds: Rosamond Rhodes, Nada Gligorov, Abraham Schwab. Oxford University Press.

Gligorov, Nada, et al. (2013). Privacy, Confidentiality, and New Ways of Knowing More, in The Human Microbiome:  Ethical, Legal and Social Concerns, eds: Rosamond Rhodes, Nada Gligorov, Abraham Schwab. Oxford University Press. 

Gligorov, Nada. (2012). Determinism and Advances in Neuroscience. American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, 14:489-493. http://virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/2012/06/msoc1-1206.html 
   


Recent Activities

The Ethics of Medical Enhancement: Should we Prescribe Stimulants to Improve Grades? Ethics and Humanism in Medicine Symposium, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, April 16, 2013.

Free will, Punishment, and Healthcare for Prisoners. The American Philosophical Association (Pacific Division), San Francisco, April 27-30, 2013.

Is Incorrigibility a Mental Feature? The New Jersey Regional Philosophical Association, November 10, 2012.

The Human Microbiome and Personal Identity. Issues in Medical Ethics, 23rd New York Regional Conference, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, October 12, 2012

The Revisability of Moral Concepts. 11th World Congress of Bioethics, International Association of Bioethics, Rotterdam, June 26-29, 2012.

Brain Imaging, Privacy, and the Reduction of Mental States. Oxford-Mt. Sinai Consortium on Bioethics, Amsterdam, April 4-6, 2012.


 




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