Steven Miles, MD

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Professor, Center for Bioethics
Professor of Medicine (Joint Appointment), Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine, Medical School

Steven Miles, MD, is an expert on medical ethics, human rights and international health care. He can speak to the intersection of health care and human rights in the world including medical professionals’ involvement in torture, efforts to hold them accountable and forced feeding in US war on terror prisons. Miles is a professor of medicine and bioethics. He has served as the chief medical officer for a Cambodian refugee camp and worked on AIDS prevention in Sudan and on tsunami relief in Indonesia with the American Refugee Committee. He serves on the board of the Center for Victims of Torture and is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. He is the Moderator for Bioethics International, a group of 600 bioethics faculty from 55 countries. 

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