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Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.) is a coeducational Christian liberal arts college noted for its rigorous academics, integration of faith and learning, and consistent ranking among the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
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--Rosalind Ekman Ladd, PhD, professor emerita, Wheaton College in Massachusetts; visiting scholar in philosophy, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Ethics Forumdiscusses questions on ethics and professionalism in medical practice.
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1989-1990 Rosalind Ladd, Wheaton College
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Rosalind Ekman Ladd, PhD. is a Professor Emerita of Philosophy at Wheaton College and a Lecturer in Pediatrics at Brown University Medical School.
Her areas of specialty include biomedical ethics and children's rights.
She has published books including Ethical Issues in Home Health Care and Children's Rights Re-Visioned.
In her retirement, she has launched a second career from the North Country in New Hampshire as a grant writer working to provide funding for rural health care initiatives and women's issues.
The Sun Chronicle Newspaper
Rosalind Ladd , professor of medical ethics at Wheaton College in Norton and Brown Medical School in Providence , serves on three hospital ethics committees.They came into existence , she said , as a result of the Karen Quinlan case in 1974 when the courts ruled that every hospital should have such a group.
These committees , she
said , usually consist of doctors , nurses , psychologists , psychiatrists , ethicists , social workers , hospital administrators and trustees , and members of the community.They educate hospital staff and the community , review hospital policy , and serve as a resource for case consultations.Ladd
has seen improvements in professional training as medical schools provide students with more exposure to ethical issues that keep changing as technology changes.Brown and other schools offer courses like the one at Harvard that connect medical students and terminal patients , she said
.They also offer continuing education to practicing physicians and nurses who may not have been exposed to these issues during their own training.Social workers as well are now required to take a certain number of course hours in ethics , she
...Rosalind LaddRosalind Ladd
, Professor of Philosophy, Wheaton College, Norton, MA 02766
Lecturer in Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School
PhD from Brown University
Ethical Dilemmas in Pediatrics : A Case Study Approach (with E.N. Forman)
Children's Rights Re-Visioned : Philosophical Readings