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Ethics and Academic Integrity

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

BIOMED Seminar

Ethics and Academic Integrity

Andres Kriete, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Teaching Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

John Domzalski, JD, MPH, FCPP
Adjunct Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
Drexel University

Jay Bhatt
Liaison Librarian for Engineering
W.W. Hagerty Library
Drexel University

Faculty will discuss and review the definition and examples of ethics, plagiarism, and cheating. Drexel Policies and School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems policies will also be explained. These policies affect all faculty, students, staff, and any Biomed community members. Dr. Andres Kriete, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and John Domzalski, Adjunct Professor, will lead this discussion.


Andres Kriete, PhD, is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Teaching Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems at Drexel University. He received training in computational biology in academic, clinical and industrial environments and joined Drexel University in 2003. His research interests include cell aging, skin cancer, computational modeling, aging pathways, and is a collaborating partner in the Aging Initiative at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Jay Bhatt is the Liaison Librarian for Engineering at the Drexel University Libraries. He is responsible for building library collections in engineering subject areas, outreach to faculty and students, and teaching information and research skills to faculty and students in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and related subject areas. He provides individual and small group consultations to students, instructional sessions to specific classes, online research support in both face to face and distance learning programs, and workshops for specialized research areas. Jay is actively involved with the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education. Jay has published and presented papers extensively in the area of information literacy for engineering students.

John F. Domzalski, JD, MPH, FCPP, is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University. He is a former Health Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia, a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. His public health practice encompasses work in military preventive medicine with service in Inchon, Korea, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health (Harrisburg), and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, where he was a three-time appointee to the position of Health Commissioner. Leadership in public health crises situations and innovation in public health and health care delivery have been hallmarks of his public health practice. He received the Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law and the Master of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. The Bachelor of Science was earned at Bloomsburg University. He teaches the law and ethics of human experimentation (Biomedical Ethics and Law) and health policy (Health Care Administration and Hospital Administration).

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Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB), Room 120, located on the northeast corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets.


  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff