Eugenius GefenasEugenijus Gefenas is an associate professor and director of the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the Medical Faculty of Vilnius University. He is also a director of the Lithuanian Bioethics Committee. Eugenijus Gefenas graduated from the Medical Faculty of Vilnius University in 1983 and obtained his PhD in medical ethics from the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law in 1993. E. Gefenas teaches bioethics at the Medical Faculty of Vilnius University and together with the colleagues from the Center for Bioethics and Clinical leadership of the Graduate College of Union University (USA) co-directs the Advanced Certificate Program in Research Ethics in Central and Eastern Europe. E. Gefenas is a member of the Council of Europe Committee on Bioethics; he was a chair of this Committee in 2011-2012. His international activities also include the membership in the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care and he has been recently appointed to represent Lithuania at the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC) of UNESCO. The areas of his professional interest include ethical issues related to human research, psychiatry and health care in the transition societies.

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New Meetings

1st Working Group on DILI Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 27-28 April 2017

11th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 22-23 March 2017

CIOMS 84th Executive Committee Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 28 November 2017

 

Recent Meetings

83rd CIOMS Executive Committee/General Assembly Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 29 November 2016

10th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 6-7 September 2016

10th Working Group Meeting on Revision of CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1-3 June 2016

8th CIOMS Working Group Meeting on Vaccine Safety, Accra, Ghana, 22-23 March 2016

9th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 15-16 March 2016

82nd CIOMS Executive Committee Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 8 December 2015

ISoP meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, 27-30 October 2015

8th Working Group on MedDRA IWG Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, 24-25 September 2015

7th CIOMS Working Group meeting on Vaccine Safety, near Philadelphia, PA, USA, 21-22 September 2015

8th Working Group X on Meta-analysis, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, 1-2 July 2015

9th Working Group on Revision of CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines, Paris, France, 14-16 June 2015

th Working Group on MedDRA IWG, Chavannes-de-Bogis, Switzerland, 19-20 May 2015

8th Working Group on Revision of CIOMS International Ethical Guidelines, Vilnius, Lithuania, 22-24 March 2015

6th Vaccine Safety Working Group, Lyon, France, 18-19 March 2015 

ISoP Meeting, Mysore, India, 12-14 January 2015

 

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