Center for Bioethics
Duncan and Rebecca MacRae Fellow
217 Abernathy Hall
Prior to joining the Department of Public Policy on July 1, 2013, Doug MacKay completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. He is a Canadian citizen and grew up in northern British Columbia.
Dr. MacKay’s research and teaching interests concern questions at the intersection of justice and public policy. He is currently working on projects concerning the justice of economic inequality – both domestic and global; the ethics of immigration policy; priority setting in health care; the ethics of international clinical research; and justice in the division of responsibilities within federal systems of government.
Doug MacKay’s website: dmackay.web.unc.edu
Science 368(6493): 832-834
The American Journal of Bioethics 20(2): 5-19
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The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 47(2): 308–319