Robert John Levine, MD

Professor of Medicine; Chair: Executive Committee, Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics; Director, Law, Policy and Ethics Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, School of Public Health.

Departments & Organizations

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

Internal Medicine

Office of Student Research

Program for Biomedical Ethics


Dr. Levine is an internationally recognized expert in medical ethics with concentration on the ethics of research involving human subjects. He is author of the text, Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research, 2 editions; Founding Editor of IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research; Co-Founder of Yale's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics and co-author of the Belmont Report. He has served many groups concerned with the development of policy in the field of research ethics including the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences as Chair of its steering committee for the revision of its International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects and the World Medical Association as Chair of its working group to propose a revision for its Declaration of Helsinki.

Education & Training

MD George Washington University (1958)
Chief Medical Resident West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital
Clinical Associate National Heart Institute
Intern [House Officer] and junior Assistant Resident Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

Honors & Recognition

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Contact Info

Robert John Levine, MD
Office Location
Center for Bioethics238 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Center for BioethicsPO Box 208293
238 Prospect St.

New Haven, CT 06520-8293

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