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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty

medical humanities

Faculty from a number of departments and schools are involved with the minor. Some of them are listed here:

Amy Boesky

Amy Boesky, Director
English
Literature and medicine; Narrative medicine; Creative nonfiction

Ashley Duggan

Ashley Duggan
Communication
Health communication, provider/patient relationships, social influence about health/illness, and health/illness in close relationships

Clare Dunsford

Clare Dunsford
English
Literature and medicine; genetics; disability studies

James Keenan

James Keenan
Theology
Public Healthcare Ethics, HIV/AIDS and Ethics

Daniel Kirschner

Daniel Kirschner
Biology
Structural biochemistry/neurobiology; ultrastructural neuropathology of and adhesive mechanisms in CNS and PNS myelins; fibrillogenesis and molecular organization of amyloid assemblies; remyelination; spinal cord injury; Alzheimer's disease; prion diseases.

Zachary Matus

Zachary Matus
History

Sara Moorman

Sara Moorman
Sociology
Social gerontology; end-of-life decision-making; psychological well-being; family relationships

Clare O'Connor

Clare O'Connor
Biology
Cell function, genetics and society, biology education

Tracy Regan

Tracy Regan
Economics

Karen Rosen

Karen Rosen
Psychology
Attachment and loss; the language of relationships; Illness in the family

Judith Shindul-Rothschild

Judith Shindul-Rothschild
School of Nursing
Health care workforce and labor issues; healthcare financing; patient outcomes

Martin Summers

Martin Summers
History
History of medicine (esp. psychiatry and mental illness); health and disease in the African diaspora; race, medicine, and public health in U.S. history

Melissa Sutherland

Melissa Sutherland
School of Nursing

Laura Tanner

Laura Tanner
English
Theories of the Body; Illness in American Literature

Andrea Vicini, S.J., M.D.

Andrea Vicini
Theology
Bioethics; medical ethics; ethical issues in: reproductive technologies, end of life, human genetics, and biotechnologies.

 

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