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Jeffrey R. Botkin, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief, Medical Ethics

Specialties

  • Medical Ethics

Languages

  • English

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Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Human Genetics - Adjunct Professor
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Medical Ethics
Pediatric Ethics
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Genetics
  • Neonatal Screening
  • Medical Ethics

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Human Genetics - Adjunct Professor
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Medical Ethics
Pediatric Ethics
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-7170 Research Administration Building
Associate Vice President for Research
75 S 2000 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Jeff Botkin is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and an Adjunct Professor of Human Genetics. He is Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities in the Department of Internal Medicine. He obtained his BA from Princeton University, MD from the University of Pittsburgh, and MPH from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Botkin is the Associate Vice President for Research Integrity at the University of Utah with oversight responsibilities for the IRB, conflict of interest, responsible conduct of research, biosafety, and research ethics education. His research and publications are focused on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic technology with a particular emphasis on research ethics, genetic testing for cancer susceptibility, newborn screening, and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Botkin formerly was Chair of the Committee on Bioethics for the American Academy of Pediatrics and a former member of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections at DHHS. Dr. Botkin is currently a member of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Diseases in Newborns and Children. He Chairs the NIH’s Embryonic Stem Cell Working Group and is a member of the FDA’s Pediatric Ethics Advisory Committee. Dr. Botkin is an elected fellow of the Hastings Center.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Public Health
M.P.H.
Residency University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical University of Pittsburgh
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Princeton University
Biology
A.B.

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