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We invite potential students and advisors to learn more about the Duke Master in Bioethics & Science Policy
We invite potential students and advisors to learn more about the Duke Master in Bioethics & Science Policy from Science & Society’s Deputy Director, Buz Waitzkin. This interactive session offers insights about our unique curriculum and student experience. Participants should leave with a better understanding of whether the Duke MA in Bioethics & Science Policy is a fit for them.
This will be a Q&A style session where Buz will explore some of the exciting new projects being launched out of Science & Society. Hear more about our core curriculum, the student practicum experience, and all the opportunities that are unique to Duke’s MA Program.
Michael “Buz” Waitzkin is the Deputy Director of Science & Society and Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University. For the past fifteen years, he has taught at Duke and been a frequent lecturer at other universities on issues of science law, policy, ethics, and politics, with a focus on developing biomedical technologies.
He is the co-founder and chief strategy officer of Genomeon LLC, a start-up company developing and commercializing a genomic diagnostic technology, based on what others have discarded as “junk DNA”. He practiced law in the District of Columbia for 35 years, where he handled complex commercial and criminal cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country. He has extensive experience in advising the biomedical research community on issues relating to legal and regulatory strategy and ethics. He served as Special Counsel to the President in the White House Counsel’s Office.