Dr Morven Shearer

Morven ShearerMorven Shearer is an Academic Fellow in the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews, and works as part of the Public Health and Health Policy research group.

Her research involves consideration of the ethical issues raised by advances in medicine, particularly those surrounding children and health care.

Recent projects include the ethics of antidepressant use in children, the evaluation of services for children with cerebral palsy in Scotland, and exploring the ethical issues raised by paediatric clinical trials.

On Common Ground

Morven participated in the panel¬†“Are Scientists Playing God?” on 16 March.

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