Faculty

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Elizabeth Bogdan-Lovis

Senior Academic Specialist, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice

Medicalized childbirth; social analysis of evidence-based medicine; doctor-patient race/ethnic concordance; breastfeeding stigma, medical education - View Full Profile

 

Leonard Fleck

Leonard Fleck

Professor, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice, Department of Philosophy

Medical ethics, health care policy, social and political philosophy, genome technology, precision medicine, health care rationing, democratic deliberation on bioethical issues, public health preparedness, death and dying - View Full Profile

 

Larissa Fluegel

Larissa Fluegel

Assistant Professor, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice
Learning Society Fellow, CHM West

Medical ethics and public health; medical education and health promotion; integration of ethics, health policy, distributive justice and evidence base in the practice of medicine - View Full Profile

 

Karen Kelly-Blake

Karen Kelly-Blake

Assistant Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice
Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice, Department of Medicine

Health services research, shared decision-making, decision aid development and implementation, clinical communication skills and training, mHealth, men’s health, medical workforce policy, health equity, medical education curriculum development, medical education faculty development - View Full Profile

 

Sean Valles

Sean A. Valles

Director and Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice

Health equity, philosophy, population health, public health, race, social determinants of health - View Full Profile

 

Adjunct Faculty

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Guobin Cheng, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice
Associate Professor, Southeast University, China

Doctor-patient relationship, informed consent, bioethics in traditional culture context, Chinese medical history - View Full Profile

 

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Sabrina Ford, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Cancer disparities, cancer prevention and intervention, health behaviors, endometriosis, ademoyosis and liemyomas, STDs and HIV in young women

 

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Douglas Olsen, PhD, RN

Adjunct Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Michigan State University College of Nursing


Ethics in nursing, clinical relationships and behavioral health and research ethics

 

Emeriti

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Judith Andre

Professor Emerita, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice, Department of Philosophy

Bioethics, global public health, commodification, moral luck and moral distress; virtue (honesty, humility, honoring oneself); environmental ethics - View Full Profile

 

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Margaret Holmes-Rovner

Professor Emerita, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice, Department of Medicine

Health services research, shared decision making, patient decision aids, cancer, diabetes, end-of-life decision-making - View Full Profile

 

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Tom Tomlinson

Professor Emeritus, Center for Bioethics and Social Justice, Department of Philosophy

Medical ethics, research ethics, organ donation & transplantation, death & dying, determination of death, resource allocation, persistent vegetative state (PVS), terminal illness, futile treatment, clinical ethics consultation - View Full Profile

 

Staff

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Karla Bauer

Center Administrator

Karla Bauer is the Center Administrator/Fiscal Officer. She supports the Center’s Director by managing financial reporting, budget planning and administration, human resources, contract and grant management as well as strategic planning.

bauerka @ msu.edu
517-353-5197

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Liz McDaniel

Communications Assistant

Liz McDaniel manages digital media outreach and communications for the Center, including the website and blog, social media, and webinar and podcast series. Liz also provides event planning and faculty support.

mcdan108 @ msu.edu
517-355-3474