Lauren Freeman, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Program Director

Expertise: Feminist Bioethics; Feminist Philosophy

Interdisciplinary Academic Team

Demetra Antimisiaris

Dr. Demetra Antimisiaris,

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Kyle Brothers

Kyle Brothers, PhD, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Endowed Chair of Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research

Expertise: Genetics and ethics; Ethics of health information technologies; Pediatric ethics; Research ethics

Avery Kolers

Avery Kolers, PhD

Professor of Philosophy

Expertise: Health justice; Solidarity

Mark Rothstein

Mark Rothstein, JD

Herbert F. Boehl Chair in Law & Medicine and Professor of Law

Expertise: Genetics; Health privacy; Research ethics

Affiliated Faculty

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Glenn "boomer" Trujillo

Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Term)

Department of Philosophy

Expertise: Ethics (esp. Virtue Ethics and Bioethics), Moral Psychology, Ancient Greek Philosophy, 19th Century German Philosophy

Latrica Best

Dr. Latrica Best

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, College of Arts & Sciences

Ryan Combs

Dr. Ryan Combs

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences

Tim Hall

Prof. Tim Hall


Brandeis School of Law

William McKinney

Dr. William Paul McKinney

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

School of Public Health and Information Science

Deborah Potter

Dr. Deborah Potter

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology

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Dr. Nancy Theriot


Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Dr. Tara Schapmire

Dr. Tara Schapmire

Affiliated Associate Professor

Kent School of Social Work


Robert Kimball

Robert Kimball, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Expertise: Narrative; Emotion; Personal identity and the self

Nancy Potter

Nancy Potter, PhD

Professor of Philosophy

Expertise: Feminist health care; Cultural diversity; Mental health care ethics

Stuart Urbach

Dr. Stuart Urbach

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine

UofL School of Medicine

In Memoriam

Paul Simmons

Paul Simmons, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Family & Geriatric Medicine

Expertise: Religion & medicine; Clinical ethics; Abortion

Osborne Wiggins

Osborne Wiggins, PhD

Professor of Philosophy

Expertise: Psychiatry; Research ethics; End-of-life issue