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Susan Dodge Peters Daiss, MASusan Dodge Peters Daiss, MA, M.Div
Senior Associate
Research Interests: Visual arts and healthcare education; visual arts, spirituality and patient care; thanatology in the visual arts.
Mentorships: The Reflector faculty mentor, Medical Humanities Interest Group faculty mentor

Richard Dees, PhDRichard Dees, PhD
Research Interests: Transplant ethics; neuroethics; and public health ethics.

Wendy Gonaver, PhDWendy Gonaver, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate

Jon HeringtonJonathan Herington, PhD
Assistant Professor

Erik LarsenErik Larsen, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Literature and medicine; biopolitics in historical and contemporary contexts; history of the life sciences; critical theory and medicine; nineteenth-century American culture.
Mentorships: Murmur faculty mentor, Medical Humanities Interest Group faculty mentor

Patricia LuckPatricia Luck, MBChB, MPhil PallMed, MSc MedHum
Assistant Professor
Director, Division of Health Humanities
Director, MS Program in Medical Humanities
Research Interests: The Photo/Tiny Story project; the Mindful Art Pause project; mindfulness and medicine; empathy, stigma and shame in medicine; what influences presence in the clinical encounter; cross-cultural narratives; health justice.
Mentorships: The Reflector faculty mentor, Mindfulness Interest Group faculty mentor

Nicholas MercadoNicholas R. Mercado, Dr PH, MPH
Assistant Professor
Mentorships: Science of Compassion in Medicine (SCIM) faculty mentor

Christopher Mooney, PhD, MPHChristopher Mooney, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Health promotion; healthy aging; frailty; psychological determinants of health; medical education assessment; program evaluation

Adrienne Morgan, PhDAdrienne Morgan, PhD
Associate Professor - Health Humanities & Bioethics
Senior Director - Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education and Diversity

Natercia Rodrigues, M.D.Natercia Rodrigues, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Research Interest - Medical narrative, the family response to illness, communication with patients and families, visual arts, and the application of the humanities into the exam room
Mentorships: Progress Notes faculty mentor

Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhDLainie Friedman Ross​, MD, PhD
Department of Health Humanities and Bioethics


Margie Hodges Shaw, JD, PhDMargie Hodges Shaw, JD, PhD
Associate Professor
Clinical Ethics Program Director
Research Interests: Law and ethics in clinical decision-making, including the rights and interests of the patient, family, professions, state, and federal government; ethics of engagement; and legal and ethics education in the clinical professions.

Christine SloboginChristine Slobogin, PhD
Assistant Professor

Laura StammLaura Stamm, PhD
Director of DEI
Assistant Professor


Additional Faculty

Kwasi Boaitey, LMSW
Senior Associate, Department of Health Humanities & Bioethics
Director, Culturally Responsive Management, Office of Equity and Inclusion
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John Patrick Cullen, PhD   
Clinical Professor, Clinical and Translational Research
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Carl T. D’Angio, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology) and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Chin-To Fong, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Genetics), Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Laurence B. Guttmacher, MD
Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry and Health Humanities & Bioethics; Associate Dean/Student Advising, Offices of Medical Education, SMD
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Sonia Hadchiti
Producer, writer and director of short films
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Patrick J. Hopkins, DNP
Assistant Professor Clinical Nursing, SON; Assistant Professor, Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Jackie Howitt, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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David C. Kaufman, MD
Professor, Surgery (Thoracic), Medicine (Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care), Urology, Anesthesiology, and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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John D. Markman, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Research; Director, Translational Pain Research Program I Neuromedicine Pain Division
Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Gaelen McCormick
Senior Associate, Health Humanities & Bioethics and Instructor of Music Leadership, Eastman School of Music
Director of Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM) 

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Michael Nabozny, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Caroline Nestro, PhD
Associate Professor for Clinical Nursing and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Mical Raz, Md, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medicine, and Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professorship in Public Policy and Health
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Robert Riley, MPH
Adjunct Instructor, Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Olle Jane (OJ) Sahler, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Hematology and Oncology) and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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Jessica C. Shand, MD MHS
Associate Professor
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Daniel M. Yawman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Health Humanities & Bioethics
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