Faculty: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Amy Lynn McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.

Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Director

Phone

  • (713) 798-2029

Ethical and policy issues raised by emerging technologies; Research ethics, informed consent, and confidentiality…

Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, PhD, MA

Cullen Associate Professor of Medical Ethics

Phone

  • (713) 798-3785

Moral Psychology and Moral Philosophy; Ethics; Behavioral Economics; Medical Decision Making; Psychiatry

Courtenay R Bruce, J.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-4929

Critical Care Ethics; Transplantation ethics (particularly heart and lung); Clinical ethics consultation; Surgical ethics and surgical innovation

Andrew Childress, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-8164

Clinical Ethics; Medical Humanities; Literature and Medicine; Research Ethics

Savitri Fedson, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9164

Ethics of advanced heart failure and mechanical circulatory support/transplant; ethics in education

Christi Guerrini, J.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9096

Intellectual property and medical innovation; Public health policy; Legal implications of genomic technologies

Mary Anderlik Majumder, J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-3511

Ethics Consultation; Problems of cost, quality, and access in health care; Ethical and social implications of new genomic technologies…

Laurence McCullough, Ph.D.

Dalton Tomlin Chair in Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Phone

  • 713-798-3505

Professionalism in medicine; Ethics in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery; Ethics of physician leadership…

Stephanie Morain, Ph.D.,M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 713-798-4174

The ethics and politics of noncommunicable disease control and injury prevention…

Adam M Pena, M.A.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2515

Critical care ethics; Empathy; Biomedical ethics in oncology; Ethics Consultation

Janet Irene Malek Weinstein, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5169

Pediatric Ethics, Reproductive Ethics, Professionalism Education, Clinical Ethics