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Center Director

Lainie Friedman RossLainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD
Director: Paul M. Schyve, MD Center for Bioethics
Chair: Dept. Health Humanities and Bioethics
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Bioethics Council

The Executive Board provides organizational oversight, establishes and ensures the maintenance of good governance practices, and guides Center priorities.

Marianne Chiafery, M.S.
Associate Professor - Retired, Clinical Nursing

Carl T. D'Angio, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics
Professor, Heath Humanities and Bioethics

Richard Dees, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Professor, Health Humanities and Bioethics
Director, Program in Bioethics

William J. FitzPatrick, Ph.D.
Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy

Patrick J. Hopkins, D.N.P
Co-Director, Accelerated Programs for Non-Nurses
Assistant Professor, Clinical Nursing
Specialty Director, Neonatal NP Program

Adrienne Morgan, Ph.D.
Vice President, Equity and Inclusion
Sr. Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor, Health Humanities and Bioethics

Mical Raz, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.H.P.
Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Policy and Health
Professor of History and Medicine 

Bernard Lawrence Sussman, M.D.
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Health Humanities and Bioethics

Mitchell Wharton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Clinical Nursing
Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusion

Martin S. Zand, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Medicine
Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Research
Co-Director, Clinical & Translational Science Institute
Dean's Professorship, Medicine

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and administrators are at the core of work of the Center. We are proud of our extraordinary and interdisciplinary faculty, all distinguished educators and scholars in the field of bioethics. We welcome you to learn more about the clinical, educational, scholarship, and research interests of our faculty.

Core Faculty & Staff