Positions

Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Faculty Senator
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

A.B. from Bryn Mawr College
J.D. from Yale University
Ph.D. from Rice University
Advanced Training from University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Professional Interests

  • Ethics Consultation
  • Problems of cost, quality, and access in health care
  • Ethical and social implications of new genomic technologies
  • The intersection of religion and spirituality and biomedical ethics

Professional Statement

Mary Anderlik Majumder, J.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor of medicine in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. She received an A.B. magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr College in 1985, a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1989, and a Ph.D. with a specialization in ethics and biomedical ethics from the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University in 1997. Her dissertation on managed care was published by the Indiana University Press in 2001 (The Ethics of Managed Care: A Pragmatic Approach). She later completed a fellowship in Clinical Ethics at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She is currently Co-Director of the Houston Methodist Hospital System Biomedical Ethics Program. Her research interests include ethics consultation, ethical and policy questions related to problems of cost, quality, and access in health care, and the ethical and social implications of new genomic technologies. She also remains interested in the intersection of religion and spirituality and biomedical ethics.

Selected Publications