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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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Ring, Melinda R

Ring, Melinda R

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Medical Social Sciences

Bio

Research interest: Examining the potential benefits of integrative medicine therapies (complementary and alternative medicine) for a range of conditions.

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]

Rosenkranz, Ricardo T

Rosenkranz, Ricardo T

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Community Based Primary Care)

Rowell, Erin

Rowell, Erin

Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatric General Surgery)

Bio

Dr. Rowell is a pediatric surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgery; congenital anomalies; anorectal malformations; prenatal counseling for fetal anomalies; hernias and undescended testes; ... [more]

Salomon, Bonnie

Salomon, Bonnie

Health System Clinician of Emergency Medicine

Scharle, Elizabeth A

Scharle, Elizabeth A

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Shah, Seema K

Shah, Seema K

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care) and School of Law

Bio

Seema K. Shah, JD, Associate Professor in Pediatrics at Northwestern University Medical School and an Associate Director of the Bioethics Program at Lurie Children’s Hospital, is an expert in the fiel... [more]

Sheehan, Diane Dudas

Sheehan, Diane Dudas

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Bio

Family Nurse Practitioner with years of experience in nursing, rehabilitation, wound care and orthopaedics.

Sheldon, Mark

Sheldon, Mark

Distinguished Senior Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Description of Interests

The focus of Mark Sheldon's research is the point at which the interests of children, the prerogatives of parents, and the obligations of the state often come into conflict in relation to medical deci... [more]

Smith, Maureen E

Smith, Maureen E

Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Cardiology)

Bio

I am interested in ethical issues associated with conducting large-scale genetic research including consenting, data sharing, privacy, return of results, recontact and education of research participan... [more]