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Dr Robert Olick


SUNY Upstate Medical University

Dr Robert S. Olick, JD, PhD, is Associate Professor at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, USA, where he teaches bioethics and health law for medical students and allied health professional students, as well as research ethics. Dr Olick’s previous positions include the privilege of having served as Executive Director of the New Jersey Bioethics Commission.

His publications and research interests include advance directives, end-of-life decisions, the limits of informed consent and confidentiality, genetic privacy and discrimination, and intellectual disability. His work is particularly focused on the relationship between law and ethics in health policy and at the bedside.