Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Dr. Farhat Moazam

Dr. Farhat Moazam is the founding Chairperson of Centre of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, SIUT Karachi, and has had a long academic career. She was the founding Chairperson of the Department of Surgery and the first Associate Dean for Post Graduate Medical Education, FHS, in Aga Khan University, Karachi. Currently she is also a Fellow of the Institute of Practical Ethics and Visiting Professor at the Center for Humanism in Medicine, at the University of Virginia, USA.

Dr. Moazam has been an invited speaker at many national and international conferences on topics that have included Islamic Perspectives on Abortion; Foundational Ethical Concepts in Islam: The Qur’an, Imam al-Ghazali, and Muslim Physicians; Local Moral Worlds: Reflections on Renal Transplantation in Pakistan, and From Individualistic Ethics to Relational Morality.

She has published extensively in her areas of interest. Her doctoral dissertation, Bioethics and Organ Transplantation in a Muslim Society: A Study in Culture, Ethnography and Religion, was published by the Indiana University Press, USA in September, 2006.

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