11.08.2009 by Heather Wax Paul RootWolpePaul RootWolpe, 52, is a medical sociologist and bioethicist who directs the Center for Ethics at Emory University and is the first chief of bioethics for NASA. (Claudia Dreifus, The New York Times). Share/Save/Bookmark.
Paul RootWolpe is the director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University and the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics. Wolpe is a pioneer in the field of neuroethics which examines the ethical implications of neuroscience. Here he explains what it means to die a dignified death, the ethical considerations of brain-computer interface, and his view of the ideal outcome of the stem cell debate.