1999 - Jing Bao Nie, MD (tcm), PhD


Harold Y. Vanderpool, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title:

Voices Behind the Silence: Chinese Moral Beliefs and Experiences of Abortion in Cultural Context

Current Position and Address:

Senior Lecturer
Bioethics Centre - University of Otago
P.O. Box 913
Dunedin, New Zealand ***
phone: 64 3 474-0999 ext. 8123
fax: 64 3 474-7601
email: jing-bao.nie@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Dr. Nie is also:
Adjunct Professor
Institute of Ethics
Hunan Normal University

Faculty Associate
Center for the History of Medicine
Medical School
Beijing University

4/2005 elected to the Board of Directors for the International Association of Bioethics.


Jing-Bao Nie, forthcoming. Voices behind the Silence: Mainland Chinese Views and Experiences of Abortion. In contract with Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield.Publishers.

Jing-Bao Nie, forthcoming. “Medical Ethics through the Life Cycle in China,” “The Discourse of Daoist Medical Ethics,” and “Discourses of Practitioners in China,” Chapters 6, 10 and 22 in Robert Baker and Larry McCullough, eds. A History of Medical Ethics, New York and London: Cambridge University Press.

Jing-Bao Nie and Lynley Anderson, forthcoming. “Bioethics in New Zealand: A Historical and Sociological Review,” in John F. Peppin, ed., Annals of Bioethics Vol. One, The Netherlands: Swetz & Zeitlinger Publishers.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2002. “Bringing Ethics to Life: A Personal Statement on Teaching Medical Ethics,” in Ole Doering, ed., Ethics in Medical Education in China: Distinguishing Education of Ethics from Moral Preaching. Hamburg, Germany: Mitteilungen des Instituts fur Asienkunde. Pp. 63-74.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2001. “'So Bitter that No Words can Describe It': Mainland Chinese Women's Moral Experiences and Narratives of Abortion.” Chapter 10 in Rosemarie Tong, ed., Globalizing Feminist Bioethics: Crosscultural Perspectives, Boulder, CO: Westview Press. pp. 151-164.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2002. “Japanese Doctors' (In)Human Experimentation in Wartime China.” The Lancet Supplement Vol. 360: s5-s6.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2002. “Chinese Moral Perspectives on Abortion and Feotal Life: An Historical Account.” New Zealand Bioethics Journal 3(3): 15-31.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2002. “Foreign Lenses and Native Concerns: Significance of Western Feminism for Bioethics in China,” Ethics and Society (Newsletter of Center for Applied Ethics, Hong Kong Baptist University) Vol. 9, No. 1& 2: 2-16.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2001. “Refutation of the Claim that the Ancient Chinese Described the Circulation of Blood: A Critique of Scientism in the Historiography of Chinese Medicine,” New Zealand Journal of Asia Studies Vol. 3, No. 2: 119-135.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2001. “Is Informed Consent Not Applicable to China?: Intellectual Flaws of the Cultural Difference Argument.” Formosa Journal of Medical Humanities 2(1 & 2): 67-74.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2001 “Challenges of Japanese Doctors' Human Experimentation in China in 1934-45 for East-Asian and Chinese Bioethics,” Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 11(1): 3-7.

Jing-Bao Nie, 2000. “The Plurality of Chinese and American Medical Moralities: Toward an Interpretive Cross-Cultural Bioethics,” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal Vol.10, No.3: 239-260.


1996 - Medical Humanities Scholarship ($250)
1997 - Chun Ku & Soo Yong Huang Foundation ($2,000)
1997 - Arthur V. Simmang Scholarship ($1,000)
1999 - Bohdan Nechay Disseration Award ($500)


Harold Y. Vanderpool, Ph.D. (Chair)
Michele A. Carter, Ph.D.
Ronald A. Carson, Ph.D.
Arthur Kleinman, M.D., Ph.D.
Susan Weller, Ph.D.
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