Dominic Wilkinson

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Professor of Medical Ethics

Dominic Wilkinson is Director of Medical Ethics and Professor of Medical Ethics at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, at the University of Oxford. He is a consultant in newborn intensive care at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and a senior research fellow at Jesus College Oxford.

Dominic has published more than 140 academic articles relating to ethical issues in intensive care for adults, children and newborn infants. His co-authored books include Medical Ethics and Law, third edition (Elsevier 2019); Ethics, Conflict and Medical treatment for children, from disagreement to dissensus (Elsevier, 2018) which won the BMA President’s Award in the 2018 British Medical Association Book Awards. He is also the author of the widely praised Death or Disability? The ‘Carmentis Machine’ and decision-making for critically ill children (Oxford University Press 2013). He was Editor and Associate Editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics from 2011-2018.