Catholic priest Kevin McGovern is the Director of the Caroline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics.
researches and writes on bioethical issues particularly for the Chisholm Health Ethics Bulletin.
From 1997 to 2006, he
lectured in ethics and moral theology at the Brisbane College of Theology
He has served on six Human Research Ethics Committees, including the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital HREC (2000 to 2006) and the Cabrini HREC (from 2007).
In 2011, he was a member of the Heerey Review of Australia's cloning and embryo research laws.
He is a member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee, one of the principal committees of the National Health and Medical Research Council.