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Faculty

Our faculty members are scholars in bioethics, literature, law, history, religion, anthropology, and philosophy. They are leaders in the areas of the culture of ethics, including religious worldviews, in the epistemology of medicine, and in disability ethics. Learn more via their faculty profiles below.

Megan Crowley-Matoka is Director of our Master of Arts program.

Belling, Catherine F

Belling, Catherine F

Associate Professor of Medical Education

Bio

Hypochondriasis as psychiatric diagnosis; hypochondria/disease anxiety as a problem for primary care; cultural narratives regarding health/disease and their role in fostering anxiety about disease and... [more]

Chambers, Tod S

Chambers, Tod S

Associate Professor of Medical Education and Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Bio

the rhetoric of bioethics; bioethics theory; cross-cultural issues in clinical ethics

Crowley-Matoka, Megan

Crowley-Matoka, Megan

Associate Professor of Medical Education

Bio

I study the culture of medicine as it affects patients, healthcare providers, and society at large. Broadly, my research explores the problem of clinical uncertainty, and the complex social dynamics a... [more]

Neely, Kathy J

Neely, Kathy J

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Bio

Acute medical problems in primary care, Palliative care

Rodriguez, Sarah B

Rodriguez, Sarah B

Lecturer of Medical Education

Bio

My primary area of research is in women's reproductive and sexual health, from 1900 to the present. I am also a thesis advisor for Medical Humanities and Human Sexuality research for the Area of Schol... [more]

Sheldon, Mark

Sheldon, Mark

Distinguished Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Weinberg College

Watson, Katherine L

Watson, Katherine L

Associate Professor of Medical Education, Medical Social Sciences and Obstetrics and Gynecology

Bio

Professor Katie Watson is a lawyer (New York U School of Law) who clerked in the federal judiciary and practiced public interest law before coming to Northwestern, and a bioethicist who completed fell... [more]