Ibrahim Garba, M.A., J.D., S.J.D.

Senior Researcher

Ibrahim earned his S.J.D. at the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) program at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. He has graduate training in philosophy and international human rights law. He has also completed fellowships in bioethics, health policy, and regulatory science.

Ibrahim’s research interests in ethics have included the implications of precision (personalized) medicine for public health, the ethical conduct of health research in low-resource settings, and the use of Indigenous samples in biomedical research. His legal scholarship has explored the evolution of collective rights in international law. His current research assesses the capacity of international human rights law to provide an ethics framework for the participation of collectives (especially Indigenous peoples) in global health research.

Ibrahim has taught philosophy in the United States and high school literature in his home country, Nigeria.


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