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Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Faculty and Staff

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…

Nathan Allen, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics

Phone

  • (713) 798-9164

Education in ethics, professionalism, and interpersonal communications; Organizational ethics and healthcare ethics consultation…

Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, PhD, MA

Assistant Professor

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

Surgical ethics and surgical innovation; Transplantation ethics (particularly heart and lung); Clinical ethics consultation; Medical decision making

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…

Administration Personnel: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

John Antonio

Lead Project Coordinator

Phone

  • 713-798-1694

Advanced Pedagogy for Ethics, Crisis Decision-making

Amber Marie Eakin

Executive Administrative Assistant

Phone

  • 713-798-6608

Graduate admissions; Recruitment and retention

Lindsay Zausmer Feuerman

Project Leader

Phone

  • (713) 798-1513

Joseph Sayegh

Administrator

Phone

  • (713) 798-7907

Clinical Ethics Personnel: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Trevor M. Bibler, Ph.D.

Clinical Ethics Fellow

Phone

  • 713-798-8612

Clinical ethics consultation; Religion and bioethics; Theological ethics; St. Augustine

Betsy Kusin

Lead Project Coordinator

Phone

  • (713) 798-6804

Adam M Pena, M.A.

Clinical Ethicist

Phone

  • (713) 798-2515

Clinical ethics consultation; Empathy; Bioethics and law

Research Personnel: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Margaret Curnutte, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • (713) 798-3500

Governance of emerging biotechnologies; DTC genetic testing; NGS technologies

Estevan Delgado

Sr. Project Coordinator

Phone

  • 713-798-9154

Patient Decision Aids, Clinical Quality, Medical Ethics, & Urban Development

Amanda Gutierrez

Project Coordinator III

Phone

  • (713)-798-5895

Medical Ethics; Medical Research; Public Health Policy; Global Health

Karen Lyn Frumovitz, J.D.

Research Assistant II

Phone

  • (713) 798-9155

Genomics

Leila Jamal, Sc.M, C.G.C.

Research Assistant II

Kristin Kostick, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Phone

  • 713-798-9086

medical anthropology, cultural and psychosocial factors affecting disease status and prevention/recovery,; cognition, emotion and decision-making…

Heather Anne Krieger

Research Assistant II

Psychology; Medical Decision Making; Behavioral Economics

Kaitlyn B Lee

Project Coordinator III

Phone

  • 713-798-3865

Biomedical Ethics; Health Policy; Neuroethics

Quianta Moore, M.D., J.D.

Health Policy Associate

Phone

  • (713) 798-9151

Research ethics consultation; Health policy; Dry eye research

Stacey Pereira, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone

  • 713-798-1012

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI) in genomics; Medical Anthropology; Clinical Integration of Genomic Sequencing; Newborn Genomics; Biobanking…

Jill Oliver Robinson, M.A.

Sr. Project Manager

Phone

  • (713) 798-5848

Ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics and human genetics

Umber Shahid, DrPH (Doctoral Candidate)

Research Assistant II

Health Disparities, Women Empowerment and Decision Making, Minority Health, Whole Genome Sequencing