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Below is a list of all Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities members. View individual profiles of our members – with publication and contact information, research and/or clinical specialties, and more – via the links below.

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Essner, Bonnie S

Essner, Bonnie S

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child Psychology) and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Foster, Carolyn C

Foster, Carolyn C

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care)

Bio

Dr. Foster is a primary care pediatrician with a career interest in health care delivery innovation for children with medical complexity and technology dependence. She received her a medical doctorate... [more]

Frader, Joel E

Frader, Joel E

Professor of Pediatrics (Palliative Care)

Bio

I have a strong interest in medical ethics, especially ethical issues in pediatrics, end-of-life care, research on human subjects, transplantation, children with differences of sex development (DSD) a... [more]

Franklin, John E

Franklin, John E

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Addiction Psychiatry), Medical Education and Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Bio

Chemical dependence, Medical / surgical psychiatry

Fry, Jessica Teresa

Fry, Jessica Teresa

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Bio

I am study the experiences of families who have children hospitalized in a neonatal intensive care unit, as portrayed in social media. My focus is on medical decision-making and the interactions of fa... [more]

Gordon, Elisa J

Gordon, Elisa J

Professor of Surgery (Organ Transplantation)

Bio

Dr. Gordon is Professor in the Department of Surgery-Division of Transplantation, Center for Healthcare Studies, and Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities at Northwestern University Feinberg Schoo... [more]

Halpern, Sydney A

Halpern, Sydney A

Lecturer of Medical Education

Bio

The framing of moral issues in medical research and practice, history of human experimentation, history of vaccine testing and infectious-disease research, human-subjects oversight, emergence of medic... [more]

Hauser, Joshua M

Hauser, Joshua M

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine) and Medical Education

Hirschhorn, Lisa R

Hirschhorn, Lisa R

Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Bio

Starting as a public health and researcher and HIV clinician in the 1980’s, my research has focused on understanding the causes and developing feasible and effective solutions to the implementation ga... [more]

Holmes, Kristi L

Holmes, Kristi L

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics) and Medical Education

Bio

Dr. Holmes is the Director of Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center and associate professor of Preventive Medicine (Health & Biomedical Informatics) at Northwestern University. Her research... [more]