Faculty & Staff

Core Faculty

Debra DeBruin
Director, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor
Jaime Konerman-Sease
Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor
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Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor
Joel Wu, JD, MPH, MA, HEC-C headshot
Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor

Affiliate Faculty

Hans-Peter de Ruiter
Professor, School of Nursing, College of Allied Health and Nursing, Minnesota State University Mankato
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Internist, Pulmonologist, Mayo Clinic
Sarah Gollust
Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, UMN
Daniel Groll, PhD
Professor of Philosophy & Department Chair, Carleton College
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Professor & Blue Cross Endowed Professor of Health & Racial Equity, Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, UMN
Joan Henriksen
Senior Clinical Ethicist, Allina Health
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Professor and Chair, Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts, UMN
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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Critical Care Physician, UMN Medical Center; ICU Triage and Telemedicine Director MHealth Fairview
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Professor of Public Health Nutrition in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, University of Ghana
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Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management; Director, Center for Public Health Systems, School of Public Health, UMN
Dennis Lunt, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Humanities, Bemidji State University
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Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Biobehavioral Health, UMN Duluth
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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, UMN
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Clinical Ethicist, Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Laura Palombi
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, UMN Duluth
Thaddeus Pope
Professor of Law, School of Law, Mitchell Hamline University
Don Postema
Program Director of Medical Bioethics, HealthPartners; Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences, Bethel University
David J. Satin, MD
Distinguished U Teaching Prof, Compliance Officer & Risk Mgmt Leader, Family Medicine & Community Health, Faculty Advisor & Co-Director of Courses Health Systems Science, Co-Director Rothenberger Executive Physician Leadership Academy, UMN Medical School
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Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UMN Medical School
Tim Stratton
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, UMN Duluth
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Director of Ethics, 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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Associate Professor, Sociology; Faculty member, Minnesota Population Center, UMN

Emeritus Faculty

Staff

LeeAnne Hoekstra

LeeAnne Hoekstra

Administrative Aide
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Communications and Events Coordinator
Andrea Martin

Andrea Martin

Administrative Director