Simon Whitney, M.D., J.D.

Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Simon Whitney, M.D., J.D. Photo



3701 Kirby Drive, Suite 600 (Work)
Room: LMPL-600
Mail Stop: BCM700
Houston, Texas 77098
United States
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  • Diplomate
    American Board of Family Medicine


  • JD from Stanford Law School
    01/1998 - Stanford, California United States
  • Advanced Training from Swedish Medical Center-Seattle
    01/1979 - Seattle, WA United States
  • MD from New York University School Of Medicine
    06/1979 - New York, NY United States
  • B.A. from Yale University
    01/1974 - New Haven, CT United States
  • Fellowship at Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
    06/1999 - Stanford, California United States


  • English


  • Male

Professional Statement

I study the regulation of research by institutional review boards, also called ethics review boards outside the United States. I have written a manual for IRB members, "Balanced Ethics Review," and am now working on a book about how we can best regulate research.

Professional Interests

  • The regulation of research