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Neena Modi is appointed new chairwoman of BMJ ethics committee

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 16 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3787
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

Neena Modi, professor of neonatal medicine at Imperial College London, has been appointed the new head of the BMJ ethics committee and will take over the role from Iona Heath in October.

The committee’s job is to help editors with difficult cases, to review policies that have ethical implications, and to expand the journal’s coverage of ethical issues (

Professor Modi, who is a senior member …

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