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Faculty & Staff

Director

Stephen G. Post, PhD
Center Director
History of Bioethics; Geriatrics; Dementia; Religion; Healthcare; Compassion and Altruism

Research & Teaching Faculty

Julie Agris, PhD, JD, LLM, FACHE
Assistant Professor
Health Law, Medical Ethics, Confidentialty and Privacy, Professional Identity, Healthcare Management and Values

Michelle S. Ballan, PhD
Professor
School of Social Welfare; Family, Population and Preventive Medicine

Maria A. Basile, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor  
Human Values and Medicine; Literature and Medicine; Medical Professionalism; Medical Education; Leadership

Richard A. Bronson, MD
Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pathology
Reproductive Medicine; Poetry; Narrative in Medicine; Medical Education

John L. Coulehan, MD, MPH
Director Emeritus
Literature and Medicine, Empathy, Narrative, Clinical Ethics

Brooke Ellison, PhD, MPP
Associate Professor
Hope and Medical Ethics, Stem Cell Research, Sociology and Healthcare

Craig Malbon, PhD, MDiv, FAAAS, FRSM
Leading Professor, School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology; Department of Family, Population & Preventive Medicine.
Medical Ethics, Social Justice, End-of-Life Ethical Issues

Phyllis Migdal, MD, MA
Clinical Assistant Professor
Institutional Ethics Committee
Medical Ethics, Health Disparity, Implicit Bias

Gretchen Mockler, MD
Attending Physician
Assistant Clinical Professor

Jeffrey Trilling, MD
Associate Professor
Medical Humanities and Ethics
Physician-Patient Relationship
Primary Care and Family Medicine

Michael Vetrano, PhD
Course Director, Medicine in Contemporary Society
Clinical Ethics and Decision Making, Doctor-Patient Communication, Spirituality and Health Care
Religion and Bioethics

Distinguished Visiting Scholars 

Vincent de Luise, MD
Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Medical Humanities, Art and Opthalmology

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Yale University School Of Medicine

Matthew T. Lee, PhD
Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Health, Flourishing and Positive Psychology
Director of Empirical Research of the Human Flourishing Program at the Institute for Quantitative Social Sceince at Harvard University

Sal Mangione, MD
Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Medical Humanities and History

Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University

Lester Paldy
Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Science, Research, and Ethics
Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pathology and Department of Technology and Society at Stony Brook University

 

Administrative Staff

April Bortzfield, MSEd
Graduate Program Coordinator