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Philosophy educator

James Francis Drane, American Philosophy educator. Member of the United States Commision on Civil Rights, 1965. Member Society Christian Ethics, Society Health and Human Values, American Society Law and Medicine, Society for Bioethics Consultation, Catholic Health Association.

Background

Drane, James Francis was born on April 6, 1930 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Little Rock College, 1951. Bachelor's Degree in Theology, Gregorian University, 1953. Master of Arts in Romance Languages, Middlebury College, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy/Ethics, University Madrid, 1964. Postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1965. Postgraduate, Union Theological, 1966.

Postgraduate, Yale University, 1969. Postgraduate, Menninger School Psychiatry, 1977. Postgraduate, Georgetown University Medical School, 1981.

Career

Teacher philosophy and romance languages, Little Rock College, 1956-1967;teacher religious studies, Webster College, St. Louis, summers 1967-1969;psychiatric residency faculty and staff education, Warren Eastern State Hospital, 1978-1984;teacher philosophy, religion, medical ethics, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1969-1992;Russell B. Roth professor clinical medical ethics, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1992;professor emeritus, since 1992. Visiting professor Menninger School Psychiatry, Topeka, 1976-1977, member of faculty medicine U. Madrid, 1987. Visiting scholar Kennedy Institute for Bioethics, Georgetown University, Washington, 1981, fellow Kennedy Institute for Ethics, 1990;visiting scholar Centro Ortega y Gasset Research Center, U. Madrid, 1985.

Visiting scholar, researcher U. Tennessee Medical School, Memphis, 1982. 1st resident bioethicist Pan American division World Health Organization, 1990. Consultant Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, American Association Nurse Anesthetists.

Ethics advisor, education consultant Pennsylvania health care institutions.

Works

Membership

Member of the United States Commision on Civil Rights, 1965. Member Society Christian Ethics, Society Health and Human Values, American Society Law and Medicine, Society for Bioethics Consultation, Catholic Health Association.