Faculty & Staff

Core Faculty

Debra DeBruin
Director, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor
Jaime Konerman-Sease
Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor
Justin Penny, DO, MA
Clinical Ethics Adjunct Professor
Joel Wu
Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor

Affiliate Faculty

Donald Brunnquell
Adjunct/Assistant Professor, Center for Bioethics and Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota
brooke cunningham
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine & Community Health, U of MN Medical School
Hans-Peter de Ruiter
Professor, School of Nursing, College of Allied Health and Nursing, Minnesota State University Mankato
Sarah Gollust
Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, U of MN
Daniel Groll
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Carleton College
Rachel Hardeman
Associate Professor & Blue Cross Endowed Professor of Health & Racial Equity, Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, U of MN
Joan Henriksen
Senior Clinical Ethicist, Allina Health
Andrew Jameton
Professor Emeritus, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Member, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Member, Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate (Minnesota)
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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine | Critical Care Physician, U of MN Medical Center
JP Leider
Director, Center for Public Health Systems, School of Public Health, U of MN
Catherine McCarty
Interim Head, Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Depart of Family Medicine & BioBehavioral Health, U of MN Duluth
Christopher Michaelson
Opus Distinguished Professor of Principled Leadership; Professor, Ethics & Business Law, University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business
Ruth Mickelsen
Senior Lecturer, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, U of MN
Laura Palombi
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, U of MN
Thaddeus Pope
Professor of Law, School of Law, Mitchell Hamline University
Don Postema
Program Director of Medical Ethics, HealthPartners; Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences, Bethel University
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Associate Professor, Compliance Officer & Risk Management Leader, Dept. of Family Medicine & Community Health; Faculty Advisor & Director of Courses in Ethics & Law, Public Health & Policy, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, U of MN Medical School
Miriam Shapiro
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, U of MN Medical School
Tim Stratton
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, U of MN
Eileen Weber
Clinical Associate Professor, Population Health & Systems Cooperative, School of Nursing, U of MN
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Senior Clinical Ethicist, Clinical Ethics Department, Children's Minnesota | Community Instructor Faculty, Department of Pediatrics, U of MN Medical School | Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Pediatric Ethics
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Assistant Professor, Sociology; Faculty member, Minnesota Population Center, U of MN

Emeritus Faculty

Steven Miles
Professor of Medicine Emeritus

Staff

LeeAnne Hoekstra

LeeAnne Hoekstra

Administrative Aide
Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin

Administrative Director
Kayleen Jacobson

Kayleen Nagell

Programming and Communications Coordinator