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Prof. Dr. Claudia Wiesemann

Research foci

  • autonomy and trust in biomedicine, reproductive autonomy
  • he role of parenthood and family in medical ethics
  • the moral status of the child, children's rights in medicine, pediatric ethics
  • bioethics and gender issues, the ethics of intersex
  • the history and ethics of brain death

Biographical note

Claudia Wiesemann is a medical ethicists and head of the Department for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at Goettingen University Medical Center, Germany. She is member of the German Ethics Council and the Central Ethics Committee of German Medical Association. From 2002 to 2012, she was president of the German Academy of Ethics in Medicine, an academic society for Medical Ethics. In 1995, she completed her habilitation in medical history and medical ethics at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany. Her dissertation in medical history at Muenster University, Germany, was published in 1991. She completed all medical exams at Muenster University, Germany, in 1985 and has worked as resident from 1986 to 1988. 
Claudia Wiesemann has coordinated several international research projects, e.g., on the ethics of tissue research and on information and documentation networks in ethics in medicine and biotechnology. She is serving as an editorial board member of several international journals.

Books

Wiesemann C. (2006) Von der Verantwortung, ein Kind zu bekommen. Eine Ethik der Elternschaft. C. H. Beck, München.

Wiesemann C., Biller-Andorno N. (2005) Medizinethik. (unter Mitarbeit von A. Frewer) Thieme, Stuttgart.

Wiesemann C. (2000) Die heimliche Krankheit. Zur Geschichte des Suchtbegriffs. frommann-holzboog, Stuttgart-Bad Canstatt.

Wiesemann C. (1991) Josef Dietl und der therapeutische Nihilismus. Zum historischen und politischen Hintergrund einer medizinischen These. Peter Lang, Frankfurt/M., Bern, New York.