Michael Kalichman, Ph.D.


Dr. Kalichman is a co-founder and director of the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology.

Dr. Kalichman is the founding director of the UC San Diego Research Ethics Program. Since 1988, he has taught multiple seminars and courses to help UCSD Training Grant Program Directors comply with NIH requirements for training in the responsible conduct of research. Kalichman has been a consultant or speaker on the topic of research ethics for both national and international workshops and advisory groups, including panels and conferences for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences, National Institutes of Health, and the Office of Research Integrity. With Francis Macrina of Virginia Commonwealth University, he has taught numerous courses for instructors of research ethics courses. He is project director for a Web-based resource for instructors of courses in the responsible conduct of research (http://research-ethics.net) and directs NIH-funded projects to assess the effectiveness of teaching research ethics and the standards of conduct in research. Kalichman is also the founding leader for the Responsible Conduct of Research Education Committee of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. He is the founding director of the San Diego Research Ethics Consortium (http://sdrec.ucsd.edu).

Michael Kalichman, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Ethics in Science and Technology
c/o Research Ethics Program, 0612
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0612

Phone: (858) 822-2027
FAX: (858) 822-5765
E-mail: kalichman@ucsd.edu

The lead and founding supporters of the Ethics Center are UC San Diego, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego State University, and the University of San Diego.