Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Fellows

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Current Clinical Ethics Fellows

People
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Eleanor
Last Name
Gilmore-Szott
Clinical Ethics Fellow
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Joelle
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Marie
Last Name
Robertson-Preidler
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Ph.D.
Clinical Ethics Fellow
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Olivia
Last Name
Schuman
Clinical Ethics Fellow
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Maggie
Middle Name
Suzanne
Last Name
Taylor
Clinical Ethics Fellow
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Clinical Ethics Fellowship Alumni

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Trevor M. Bibler, Ph.D., M.T.S.

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2014 - 2016

Trevor is an assistant professor of Medicine at the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. His current research focuses on the ways religious worldviews -- especially those that include ideas related to miracles -- influence clinical medicine. In 2014 he earned his Ph.D. in religious studies from Vanderbilt University. He received his Master of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt Divinity School in 2009.

Ashley

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Ashley L. Stephens, M.A.

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2015 - 2017

Ashley completed her M.A. in Medicine, Health & Society at Vanderbilt University, an interdisciplinary program that critically examines the social foundations of health through political, social, cultural, and ethical lenses. Ashley is currently a clinical ethicist with Seton Healthcare Family, a member of Ascension Health, in Austin, Texas.

Peter

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Peter Koch, Ph.D.

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2016 - 2018

Peter is an assistant professor of philosophy at Villanova University. Dr. Koch's current research interests include patient welfare, patient harm, the metaphysics of death, and ethical issues surrounding brain death in the clinical setting. Beyond research and teaching, Dr. Koch is assisting in the development of a Clinical Ethics Consultation service for hospitals in the greater Philadelphia area. He previously worked as a Clinical Ethicist at the VA Hospital in Buffalo, NY, and received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from SUNY Buffalo in August of 2016.

Katarina

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Katarina Lee, J.D., M.A.

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2016 - 2018

Katarina is an assistant professor in the department of family medicine at the University of Manitoba and Clinical Ethicist at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. She received her B.A. in Philosophy, cum laude from the University of Dallas, her M.A. in Bioethics from New York University, and her J.D. from the University of Minnesota, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. Her primary academic interests include reproductive ethics specializing in assisted reproductive technologies, pediatric ethics, and comparative law.

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Sophia Fantus, Ph.D., M.S.W.

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2017 - 2019

Sophia is currently an assistant professor of social work at UT Arlington. She received her B.A. in Religion and Bioethics from the University of Toronto, her Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) from New York University, and her Ph.D. in Social Work and Bioethics from the University of Toronto. Her primary academic interests include reproductive ethics, specializing in LGBTQ advocacy and inclusivity, moral distress, and clinical social work ethics.

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Jamie Crist, J.D., M.A., HEC-C

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2018 - 2020

Jamie is currently a clinical ethicist, advisor at Spectrum Health. Jamie attended Case Western Reserve University, where she earned a J.D. and a M.A. in Bioethics.

 

Ryan

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Ryan Nelson, Ph.D.

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2019 - 2021

Ryan is currently an assistant professor of Medicine at the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. His  research addresses the role of values in medical science and practice, with a particular focus on disability, psychiatry, and end-of-life care. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Utah in 2019. 

Bryanna

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Bryanna Moore, Ph.D.

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2019-2021

Bryanna is an assistant professor at the The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Monash University and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours I in Philosophy from the University of Queensland. She completed a postdoctoral fellowships at the Children's Mercy Bioethics Center in Kansas City. Her research interests span clinical ethics, medical decision-making, pediatric ethics, end of life issues, virtue ethics and moral psychology.