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Photograph of Pablo F. Gómez Pablo F. Gómez, Associate Professor

Interests: History of Medicine and Science in the Atlantic World; History of
 Medicine and Science in Latin America; History of Medicine and
 Science and the African Diaspora; Early modern corporeal
 epistemologies; Race and medicine.
Phone:(608) 262-3414
Office:Room 1419, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Daniel Hausman Daniel Hausman, Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor, Philosophy

Interests: Questions concerning the concept of health, the allocation of
 health care resources, and the role of preferences in measuring
 health and setting policy.
Phone:(608) 354-6120
Office:Room 5197, Helen C. White Hall

Photograph of J. Paul Kelleher J. Paul Kelleher, Associate Professor

Interests: Applied ethics and political philosophy as they bear on health
Phone:(608) 263-8561
Office:Room 1432, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Richard C. Keller Richard C. Keller, Professor

Interests: History of European and global medicine and public health, health
 and the global environment.
Phone:(608) 263-7378
Office:Room 1423, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Karola V. Kreitmair Karola V. Kreitmair, Assistant Professor

Interests: Clinical ethics, neuroethics, self-tracking and phenomenology,
 citizen science and gamification.
Phone:(608) 262-3701
Office:Room 1430, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Susan E. Lederer Susan E. Lederer, Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, Chair

Interests: Medicine and society in twentieth-century America; race,
 medicine, and public health; medicine and popular culture;
 research ethics; and history of medical ethics.
Phone:(608) 262-4195
Office:Room 1420, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Gregg Mitman Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies

Interests: History of ecology; environment and health, 20th-century life
 sciences; science in America; science and film.
Phone:(608) 262-9140
Office:Room 1415, Medical Science Center

Photograph of Nicole C. Nelson Nicole C. Nelson, Associate Professor

Interests: History of the recent life sciences, especially genetics; biology
 and society; science and technology studies; science and law;
 laboratory studies and scientific practice; ethnography and oral
Phone:(608) 265-3525
Office:Room 1426, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Pilar N. Ossorio Pilar N. Ossorio, Professor, Law and Bioethics

Interests: Research ethics and regulation; ethical issues in genetics; race
 theory; race/ethnicity in research and medicine, community
 consultation as an ethics method.
Phone:(608) 263-4387
Office:Room 9103, Law School

Photograph of Alan Rubel Alan Rubel, Associate Professor; Advisor Dual Degree Program With Law

Interests: Information Ethics and Policy; Privacy and Surveillance;
 Intellectual Property; Bioethics.
Phone:(608) 263-2900
Office:4259 Helen C. White Hall

Photograph of Krishanu Saha Krishanu Saha, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Bioethics

Interests: Stem cell engineering, Biosciences and bioethics.
Phone:(608) 316-4313
Office:Room 4168, Wisconsin Institutes For Discovery

Photograph of Margaret 'Gretchen' Schwarze Margaret 'Gretchen' Schwarze, Associate Professor, Endowed Professor, Morgridge Professorship in Vascular Surgery

Interests: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Clinical Medical Ethics,
 End-of-Life Care and Advance Directives, Health Services Research.
Phone:(608) 265-4420
Office:600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792-3284

Photograph of Robert Streiffer Robert Streiffer, Professor, Bioethics and Philosophy

Interests: Abstract ethical theory, political philosophy; ethical and
 political issues related to agricultural biotechnology.
Phone:(608) 262-7490
Office:Room 1142, Medical Sciences Center

Affiliated Faculty

Photograph of Robert D. Miller Robert D. Miller, Honorary Fellow

Interests: Pre-1919 consent and refusal of medical services and research,
 including mandates and prohibitions of medical services, with a
 focus on legal and institutional positions and actions.
Phone:(608) 278-7692

Photograph of Lucas Richert Lucas Richert, Associate Professor, George Urdang Chair in the History of Pharmacy; Historical Director for the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, which is based in the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy

Interests: Lucas Richert (RICK-ert) studies intoxicating substances and the
 pharmaceutical industry. He also examines the history of mental
Phone:(608) 890-3676
Office:Room 2513, Rennebohm Hall

Photograph of Andrew Ruis Andrew Ruis, Researcher, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, and Fellow, Department of Surgery

Interests: History of public health nutrition, history of children's health,
 and medical education.
Phone:(608) 263-1208
Office:Room 489, Educational Sciences Building


Emeritus Faculty

Photograph of Thomas H. Broman Thomas H. Broman, Professor Emeritus, History Department

Interests: Science and medicine in the Enlightenment; the role of science in
 the public sphere; 18th-century German intellectual and cultural
Phone:(608) 263-1641
Office:Room 5214, Mosse Humanities Building

Photograph of Norman Fost Norman Fost, Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics and Bioethics

Interests: Ethical and legal issues in research and genetic screening; use
 of performance enhancing drugs; access to growth hormone;
 definition of death.
Phone:(608) 262-1460

Photograph of Linda F. Hogle Linda F. Hogle, Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Emerita

Interests: Stem cell and tissue engineering policy and ethics;
 socio-cultural, political and ethical issues in emerging
 biomedical engineering technologies; transnational issues in
 governance of novel technologies.
Phone:(608) 263-6954
Office:Room 1440, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Judith W. Leavitt Judith W. Leavitt, Rupple Bascom and Ruth Bleier Professor Emerita

Interests: History of medicine and public health in America; women and
Phone:(608) 263-4560
Office:Room 1410, Medical Sciences Center

Photograph of Ronald L. Numbers Ronald L. Numbers, Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine Emeritus

Interests: American science and medicine; science and religion.
Phone:(608) 263-3414 and (608) 262-1460

Photograph of Daniel Wikler Daniel Wikler, Professor Emeritus, Ethics and Population Health

Interests: Ethical issues in population and international health, including
 the allocation of health resources, health research involving
 human subjects, and ethical dilemmas arising in public health
Phone:(617) 432-2365
Office:Harvard University

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