Rosemarie Tong is currently the
Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics in the Department of
Philosophy and the Director of the Center for Professional and Applied
Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is
the Past Coordinator of the International Network of Feminist
Approaches to Bioethics and currently serves as an Executive Board
Member of the International Association of Bioethics. She is
presently the Chair of the American Philosophical Associationís
Committee on the Status of Women. She is a frequent panelist and
judge for the National Institutes of Health, and a winner of the 1986
CASE National Professor of the Year Award. Dr. Tong received her Ph.D.
in Philosophy from Temple University in 1978.
Dr. Tong has authored or co-edited thirteen books, and has published
over 100 articles on topics related to reproductive and genetic
technology, biomedical research, feminist bioethics, and global
bioethics. She is a frequent speaker at national and
international conferences, universities and medical schools. Most
recently, Dr. Tong has presented at conferences in Australia, Finland,
England, Mexico, and the Philippines. In August, 2006, she will
give presentations in China on topics such as the sex-ratio imbalance
and reproductive rights.