Faculty and Staff Members

Primary Appointments

Clayton Baker, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Stephanie Brown Clark, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Humanities; Director, Division of Medical Humanities and Bioethics; Course Director, Medical Humanities Seminars

Gary Chadwick, Pharm.D., M.P.H.
Professor Emeritus, Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Jane Greenlaw, JD
Professor Emeritus, Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Brenda Lee, M. Ed.
Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities and Bioethics; Assistant Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs

Margie Hodges Shaw, JD, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Secondary Appointments

Theodore Brown, Ph.D.
Professor, History and Community & Preventive Medicine

Nancy Chin, Ph.D.
M.P.H., Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences

Jules Cohen, M.D.
Professor, Cardiology

Susan Dodge Peters Daiss, M.A.
McPherson Director of Education, Memorial Art Gallery

Carl D'Angio, M.D.
Associate Professor, Philosophy

Richard Demme, M.D.
Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology)

Chin-To Fong, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Barry Goldstein, M.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

David Kaufman, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Medicine

Sally Norton, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Timothy Quill, M.D.
Professor, Medicine, Psychiatry; Director, Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care

Olle Jane Sahler, M.D.,
Professor, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Oncology

Martin Zand, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Medicine (Nephrology)

Clinical Appointments

Frank Edwards, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine

Laurence Guttmacher, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Associate Dean, Advising URSMD; Clinical Director, Rochester Psychiatric Center

J. Frank Richeson, M.D.
Professor, Clinical Medicine

Hannah Solky, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Daniel Yawman, M.D.,Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine

Adjunct Appointments

Robert Card, Ph.D., Associate Professor, SUNY Oswego

Timothy Madigan, Ph.D.,Philosophy, St. John Fisher, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Joanne Wu, M.D. , Neurology and Rehabilitation, Unity Health Systems, Adjunct Instructor


Mary J. Fisher

Medical Humanities and Bioethics Noon Conferences

Female Circumcision, Clitoridectomy, and American Culture

Presented by Sarah B. Rodriguez, Ph.D., Lecturer, Northwestern University

Wednesday, March 4, 2015,
12-1 pm

Room K-207 (2-6408)

Lunch will be provided.


Monumental History: Civil War Memory and the "Discovery" of Anesthesia

Presented by Paul J. Shin, Ph.D., Medical Student, UR School of Medicine & Dentistry

Friday, March 13, 2015,
12-1 pm

Room K-207 (2-6408)

Lunch will be provided.