S. Michael Roess, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Co-Director, Masters Program in Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics
The Ethics of Care
Philosophy of Technology and Biotechnology
Office Phone: (631) 444-6785
Michael Roess is a Research Assistant Professor in the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics, Department of Preventive Medicine. He earned his PhD in Philosophy at Stony Brook in 2012. Michael is the Co-Director of the MA program in Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics, along with Stephen Post, and also leads small groups in the Medicine in Contemporary Society program in the medical school.
Michael has published in the areas of stem cell ethics, medical humanities, and the development of compassionate traits and practices among clinicians. His current research focuses on the ethics of care in the health care setting.