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Stephanie Brown Clark, MD, PhD

Stephanie Brown Clark, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Medical Humanities and Bioethics
Research Interests: History of medicine and science; literature and medicine; the role of humanities in medical education; understanding differences and diversity in healthcare.

Clayton Baker, MDClayton Baker, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Research Interests: Literature and Medicine and its role in medical education; the application of narrative medicine skills to medical history taking; the role of humor in medical practice; teaching critical thinking skills in medical education.

Marianne ChiaferyMarianne Chiafery, DNP, PNP-C, MS
Assistant Professor


Research Interests:  Moral distress among nurses and other health care providers, pediatrics, impact of cultural and religious beliefs on treatment decisions, nursing and medical student ethics education

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.

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

Richard Demme, MDRichard Demme, MD
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Ethical issues in transplantation; transplantation issues in movies; ethical issues at the end of life; history of research ethics; history of medicine; functions of hospital ethics committees.

Margie Hodges Shaw, JD, PhDMargie Hodges Shaw, JD, PhD
Assistant Professor
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.

Bernard Sussman, MDBernard Sussman, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Research Interests: Ethics of end of life decision making, narrative ethics, palliative care, surrogate decision making in end of life medical care

Additional Faculty

Robert F. Card, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Associate Professor, Philosophy, SUNY Oswego

Gary Chadwick, PharmD, MPH

Professor Emeritus, Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Nancy P. Chin, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Carl T. D’Angio, MD,
Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatology) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Chin-To Fong, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Genetics), Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Jane Greenlaw, JD
Professor Emeritus, Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Laurence B. Guttmacher, MD
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Associate Dean/Student Advising, Offices of Medical Education, SMD

Patrick J. Hopkins, DNP
Assistant Professor Clinical Nursing, SON; Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics

David C. Kaufman, MD
Professor, Surgery (Thoracic), Medicine (Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care), Urology, Anesthesiology, and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Adrienne L. Morgan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Senior Director, Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education and Diversity, SMD

Sarah E. Peyre, EdD
Associate Professor, Surgery (Surgery Education) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Associate Professor of Clinical, Nursing; Director, Center for Experiential Learning, SMD

Timothy E. Quill, MD
Georgia & Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care; Acting Director, Paul M. Schyve, MD, Center for Bioethics; Professor, SON, Psychiatry and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

J. Franklin Richeson, MD
Professor, Medicine (Cardiology) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Robert Riley, MPH
Adjunct Instructor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Olle Jane (OJ) Sahler, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Hematology and Oncology) and Medical Humanities & Bioethics

Joanne Wu, MD
Adjunct Instructor, Medical Humanities & Bioethics; Physician, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Unity Health Systems/Rochester Regional Health Systems

Daniel M. Yawman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and Medical Humanities & Bioethics