Bioethics Professor on �Weighty Hiring Decisions�
Sean Philpott, MSB�06, PhD, professor of bioethics, is a regular commentator for WAMC Northeast Public Radio. In his most recent segment, he explores a Texas hospital�s decision to stop hiring obese workers. According to the new employment policy at the Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas, all new employees � be they physicians, nurses, orderlies or janitors � must have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 35.
To listen to the segment, click here: http://wamcradio.org/2012/04/12/sean-philpott-weighty-hiring-decisions/
A public health researcher and ethicist by training, Dr. Sean Philpott is also chair of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency�s Human Studies Review Board, which reviews all research involving human participants submitted to the EPA for regulatory purposes.