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Steven H. Miles is an American doctor, author, and professor of medicine who has published on ethically topics relating to medicine and the use of torture.[1][2]

Miles is a practicing physician and Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School[3] and is a member of its Center for Bioethics. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanistics. Miles is a fellow of the Hastings Center, an independent bioethics research institution.[4]

Miles is the author of two books on medical ethics, one focusing on the Hippocratic Oath, the other on physicians and torture.

Selected bibliographyEdit

  • Steven H. Miles, The Hippocratic Oath and the Ethics of Medicine, Oxford University Press, 2004
  • Steven H. Miles, Oath Betrayed: America's Torture Doctors, University of California Press, April 20, 2009, ISBN 978-0-520-25968-3.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Alvin Powell (March 3, 2005). "Why good doctors do bad things". Harvard Gazette. Retrieved 2007-05-29.
  2. ^ Dr. Steven H. Miles (Sep 1, 2009). "The Robert Delahunty torture-memo controversy at St. Thomas". Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  3. ^ "Dr. Steven H. Miles to Give Closing Lecture at Nobel Conference". Gustavus Adolphus College. October 4, 2006. Retrieved May 29, 2007.
  4. ^ The Hastings Center Hastings Center Fellows. Accessed November 6, 2010
  5. ^ Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror - Democracy Now! - 30 de junho de 2006

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