Professor Pierre Mallia
Pierre Mallia is Professor of Family Medicine and Patients’ Rights at the University of Malta, Medical School where he runs the Bioethics Research Programme and the Medicine and Law Programme. He teaches Bioethics in the Faculties of Medicine, Science, Health Science, Dentistry, Laws, Theology and Engineering. He Chairs the Department of Health Research Ethics Committee, and, the Bioethics Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Health. He was President of the Malta College of Family Doctors for three terms and introduced the international Specialisation of the Royal College of General Practitioners of the UK. He is a member of the Committee for Bioethics of the Council of Europe and is currently a member of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies.