Stephen Couch, MAGL, ACC
Clinical Ethicist, Children's Health
Interests: Pediatric bioethics, healthcare and clinical ethics, end-of-life decision making, medically non-beneficial
treatment, human spirituality.
Gerald W. Casenave, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
Interests: Health psychology, depression, ethics, loss of earning capacity, philosophy of mind, human spirituality
Katherine Davies, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, School of Arts and Humanities
Interests: Continental Philosophy, Ethics, Medical Ethics, Feminist Theory
Pat Driscoll, M.S., J.D.
Associate Professor, Health Care Administration and School of Management, Texas Woman's University
Interests: Health care and clinical ethics; business and employment ethics
Bryn S. Esplin, J.D., HEC-C
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medical Education
UNT Health Science Center
Interests: Neuro-Psychiatric Ethics, Clinical Ethics, Rhetoric and Philosophy of Mind, Global Health Law and Policy Sr. Chaplain, Presbyterian Healthcare System
Shari Esquenazi, PhD(c), MPH, MS
(Remote) Sr. Research Project Manager at NYU Langone Health
Interests: Behavioral science, health technology, public health, clinical ethics, mental health, pediatric research and medicine, neuroethics, and implementation science
Patricia Evans, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Chairperson, Section on Ethics, American Academy of Neurology
Interests: Biomedical ethics, autism, distribution of health care, cognitive development
Robert L. Fine, M.D., MACP, FAAHPM, HEC-C
Clinical Director, Office of Clinical Ethics and Palliative Care, Baylor Health Care System
Interests: Clinical ethics including end-of-life decisions, advance directives, medical futility, pain management and palliative care, macro- and micro allocation of resources, professional ethics
Jai Gandhi, MD
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist, North Texas VA
Interests: racial healthcare disparities, systemic discrimination, ethics of marketing in medicine, ethics of involuntary care, the meaning of illness, cross-cultural ethics
Lonnie Gentry, MTh, CAGS
Student in the SMU DLS program
Research & Education Associate, Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center
Instructor, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Interests: Bioethics, Virtue Ethics, Christian Ethics, Physician Professionalism
Michael C. Gottlieb, Ph.D.
Independent Practice; Clinical Professor, UT Health Sciences Center; Honorary Clinical Professor, Texas Woman's University
Interests: Ethical issues in mental health treatment, ethical decision-making, professional boundaries, risk management, and treatment of multiple patients.
Elicia Grilley Green, RDH, JD, MBE
Attorney in the Healthcare Practice Group at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Interests: Healthcare and Clinical Ethics, Distribution of Healthcare, Social Determinants of Health, Public Health, Medical ethics, Reproductive Ethics, Disability Rights
Becket Gremmels, Ph.D.
System Director of Ethics, CHRISTUS Health
Interests: Genetics, gene therapy, beginning of life issues, the confluence of catholic social doctrine and business ethics, clinical ethics
Frederick Grinnell, Ph.D.
Robert McLemore Professor of Medical Science
Department of Cell Biology, Ethics in Science and Medicine Program, UT Southwestern Medical School
Interests: Science policy, science education, philosophy of science, human research ethics, genetic medicine, research integrity
Elizabeth Heitman, Ph.D.
Professor, Program in Ethics in Science and Medicine; Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern
Interests: Research ethics; research integrity/responsible science; clinical ethics consultation; ethics education; international collaboration; culture and religion in medicine
Stephen L. Hines, M.D., FACP
Interests: End-of-Life Care, Communication in Healthcare, Medicine and Humanities, Biomedical Engineering, Spiritual Distress in Patients and Their Families
Tya-Mae Y. Julien, M.D.
Gastroenterologist, Richardson, TX
Interests: Biomedical ethics; palliative and end of life care; intersection of faith/religion and medicine; special-care issues of the elderly; healthcare communication and medical writing
Rebecca Kaplan, Ph.D., M.S.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Historical Research, Science History Institute
Interests: Medical Humanities, Public Health, One Health, Non-human animal health, Framing disease, Health, and citizenship
Carie S. Lambert, M.A., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Communications; Arts and Humanities
The UT Dallas
Interests: Technical communication, professional communication, medical rhetoric, patient-to-patient discourse and agency, medical ethics, communication ethics, privacy law, online security, and patients' self-disclosure.
Alida Liberman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Southern Methodist University
Interests: normative ethics, bioethics, feminist philosophy
Paige L Marnell, MD
Assistant Professor of Addiction Psychiatry, UT Southwestern
Staff Psychiatrist, VA North Texas Health Care System
Interests: Ethics and Addictive Disorders, Mental Health Ethics and Public Policy, Physician Mental Health
Roy S. Martin, D.Min.
Retired Pediatric Chaplain
Assistant Professor of Clinical Ethics
UNT Health Science Center
Interests: Ethics of pain management, pediatric ethics, health care systems and policy; ethics in graduate medical education; professional ethics (behavioral emphasis)
Thomas Wm. Mayo, J.D.
Sr Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law, SMU/Dedman School of Law
Adjunct Prof, Internal Med, UT Southwestern Med Sch
Interests: Death and dying, human research ethics, reproductive rights, organ transplantation, professional ethics, organizational ethics, pharmaceuticals, stem cells
Charles E. McConnel, Ph.D.
Interests: Public health economics, the economics of epidemiology, epidemiology of aging, the economics of chronic disease, and trauma
Anne McMillan, J.D.
Editor, Dallas, Texas
Interests: Law and philosophy, law and psychology, medical ethics, and social justice issues
Jessica A. Moore, DHCE, HEC-C
Clinical Ethicist, Ethics Committee interim Co-Chair
Cook Children’s Health Care System
Interests: Ethics Consultation, Pediatric & AYA Ethics, Interdisciplinary Care of the whole person, Effects of Faith and Culture on Medical Decision-making, Supported Decision-Making at the margins of capacity, Human Genetics & Ethics
Zachary Most, M.D.
Fellow in Pediatric Infectious Disease, UT Southwestern
Interests: Medical ethics and philosophy, end-of-life decision making, the autonomy of pediatric patients, technology in medicine
Neely Laurenzo Myers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology, Southern Methodist University
Interests: Ethics in psychiatry, mental health services, and mental health services research globally; medical technology and ethics
Sina Najafi, DO
Supportive Palliative Care, Baylor Scott and White, Dallas, TX
Interests: Healthcare and Clinical ethics including end-of-life decisions, advance directives, medical futility, pain management and palliative care
Megan Roe BSN, RN
Operating Room, Children's Health
CVICU, The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
Interests: Biblical ethics and healthcare, end-of-life decision making, racial reconciliation, reproductive ethics, social justice issues, transplant ethics
Michael A Rubin, M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Neurological Surgery; Division of Neurocritical Care
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Interests: Neuroethics, end-of-life decision making, racial disparity
John Z. Sadler, M.D.
Daniel W. Foster, M.D. Professor of Medical Ethics, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern
Interests: Philosophy and ethics of psychiatry and mental health, bioethics consultation/hospital ethics committees, human subjects research ethics, philosophical value theory, mental health-related public policy
Angela Scheuerle, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, UT Southwestern
Interests: Ethical issues in genetics
Richard K. Scotch, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology, Public Affairs, and Political Economy
Director of Programs in Sociology and Public Affairs
School of Social Sciences, UT Dallas
Interests: Bioethics and disability; health disparities; cultural issues in access to health care; health and community; local health systems; health policy
Eli Shupe, PhD.
Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Humanities
Co-director, Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program
University of Texas at Arlington
Interests: Medical ethics, transplantation ethics, hospice and end-of-life care, philosophy of mind
Kevin Simmons, J.D., M.A.
Associate Attorney, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Interests: ethics in the law, medical ethics, religion and medicine, business ethics, Catholic social doctrine
Stacy Smith, B.S.N., R.N.
Palliative Care, Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Interests: Bioethics, research ethics, end-of-life care
Carolyn Smith-Morris, Ph.D., M.S., LPC
Professor, Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Interests: Cross-cultural ethics, transplant ethics, chronic disease, medical anthropology, immigrant health
Thomas B. Spencer, M.B.A.
Lecturer, Research Administrator
School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, UT Dallas
Assn American Medical Colleges Fellow: Group on Information Resources
Interests: Ethical and Policy Issues in Research Administration, Healthcare Policy, Public Service Motivation
Heather Stieglitz, Ph.D.
Interests: Health disparities among the underserved, end-of-life care, Clinical ethics, Medical genetics
Karen E. Tatum, Ph.D.
English Professor, Dallas TX
Interests: Literature and medicine, medical humanities, disability and gender studies, memoir and creative non-fiction
Giuliano Testa, M.D., FACS, M.B.A.
Surgical Director, Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Baylor University Medical Center, Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute.
Fellow of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.
Interests: Ethics in surgery, ethics in transplantation medicine, informed consent
Mark Tschaepe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences, Prairie View A&M University
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
Interests: Rural health care ethics, HIV/AIDS, behavioral addiction, graphic medicine, stigma, and discrimination
Linda B. Uchal, Pharm.D., BCCCP, BCPS-AQ Cardiology
Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care
UT Southwestern, William P. Clements, Jr. Hospital
Interests: End of life, bioethics education, allocation of resources, ethics in pharmaceutical research/development and marketing, moral distress in healthcare providers
Richard L. Voet, M.D.
Chairman, Bioethics Committee
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Interests: Clinical ethics, professional ethics, medicine, and theology
Anji Wall, MD, PhD
Transplant Surgeon, Baylor University Medical Center, Annette C., and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
Interests: Clinical surgical ethics, global health ethics, ethics in organ transplantation
Richard L. Wasserman, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Medical City Children's Hospital
Interests: Biomedical ethics, research integrity, science ethics, human research ethics
Jennifer Markusic Wimberly, M.D., MA, HEC-C; (she/her/hers)
Chair, Institutional Ethics Committee
Medical Director, Resiliency
Parkland Health & Hospital System
Interests: Informed consent, surgeon training, disclosure, transparency, the physician-patient relationship
Christina Yen, M.D.
Associate Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Clements University Hospital, UTSW
Interests: clinical ethics, decision-making, resource allocation, ethics in infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, microethics
Heather Zeiger, M.S., M.A.
Research Analyst for the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity; Freelance Science Writer; Instructor with Revolution Preparatory
Interests: Advances in biological technology and its impact on society; the intersection of faith, culture, and science; philosophy and theology of technology and medicine; how bioethics is portrayed in the media