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Emily S Beckman
Director, Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine

Phone: (317)274-4755
Email: embeckma@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA141A


Emily Beckman Medical Humanities (317)274-4755 embeckma@iupui.edu Director, Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine Indiana University School of Medicine B.A. Biology, William Jewell College, 1999 M.A. Health and Humanities, Michigan State University, 2002 D.M.H. Medical Humanities, Drew University, 2006 Literature and medicine; empathy in medical education and practice; medicine in film; human sexuality; hope/end-of-life; Central State Hospital and the history of institutionalization in Indiana Perspectives on Health, Disease and Healing; The Culture of Mental Illness; Medicine in Film; Literature of Addiction; Human Sexuality; Narrative Medicine; Hope and Healthcare Beckman E, Helft P and Torke A. “The Content of Hope in Ambulatory Patients with Colon Cancer.” Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, Volume 3.2 (2013) 153-164. Gunderman R, Beckman E. “Confidentiality: An Essential Element in Professionalism.” American Journal of Roentgenology, December 2012, pp W683-W685. 1 0 0 0 0 MEDHUMAN
Brandon Patrick Brown
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Humanities and Health Studies, and Department of Philosophy, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis

Phone: (317) 948-6308
Email: brpbrown@iu.edu
Campus Address: Riley Hospital, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Suite 1053


Brandon Brown Medical Humanities (317) 948-6308 brpbrown@iu.edu Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Humanities and Health Studies, and Department of Philosophy, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis Bioethics: specifically perinatal ethics, ethics of assisted reproduction, and brain death; Professionalism and Medicine; Fetal Imaging; Ecology and public health;Human nature and Health Perspectives on Health, Disease and Healing; Bioethics; Health, Food, Culture; 0 1 0 0 0 MEDHUMAN
Margaret M Gaffney, M.D.


Phone: (317) 278-2677
Email: mgaffney@iu.edu
Campus Address: CL630


Margaret Gaffney Medical Humanities (317) 278-2677 mgaffney@iu.edu 1 0 0 0 0 MEDHUMAN
Jane Allison Hartsock
Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis

Phone: (317)274-2906
Email: jaaharts@umail.iu.edu
Campus Address: 425 University Blvd CA141


Jane Hartsock Medical Humanities (317)274-2906 jaaharts@umail.iu.edu Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, Indianapolis B.A. English, concentration: writing, Butler University 1999; J.D. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law 2002, Admitted and actively licensed, Illinois 2002; Fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics, Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics at IU Health 2016; M.A. Philosophy, concentration: bioethics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis 2017. Medical Humanities; Law and Medicine; Bioethics: law and ethics, transplant ethics, clinical medical ethics, reproductive rights. Medical Humanities and Health Studies 0 0 0 0 0 MEDHUMAN
Judi Izuka-Campbell
Research Associate

Phone: (317)274-4740
Email: jizukac@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 141D


Judi Izuka-Campbell Medical Humanities (317)274-4740 jizukac@iupui.edu Research Associate BA, Sociology, 1978, University of Hawaii-Manoa MBA, Finance, 1986, Indiana University Interdisciplinary programs; academic/career advising; higher education institutional histories and cultures MHHS-M 201 0 0 1 0 0 MEDHUMAN
Elizabeth Angeline Nelson
Associate Faculty, Department of History

Email: eanelson@indiana.edu
Campus Address: CA-313


Elizabeth Nelson Medical Humanities eanelson@indiana.edu Associate Faculty, Department of History PhD Candidate, Department of History, Indiana University, Bloomington Director of Public Programs, Indiana Medical History Museum (2014-present) Associate Editor, American Historical Review (2008-2010) 0 1 0 0 0 MEDHUMAN
Angela Bowen Potter
Instructor of Medical Humanities and Health Studies

Phone: (317)278-1699
Email: annbowen@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA141


Angela Potter Medical Humanities (317)278-1699 annbowen@iupui.edu Instructor of Medical Humanities and Health Studies 0 0 0 0 0 MEDHUMAN
William H. Schneider
Professor of History
Professor of Medical Humanities and Health Studies Adjunct Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics (School of Medicine)

Phone: (317)274-7220
Email: whschnei@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA 141B


William Schneider History, Medical Humanities (317)274-7220 whschnei@iupui.edu Professor of History
Professor of Medical Humanities and Health Studies Adjunct Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics (School of Medicine)
B.A. Stanford University 1967
M.A. Duquesne University 1970
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania 1976
History of science and medicine, French history and twentieth-century Europe; global health history; humanitarian assistance Fulbright Scholar, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities An Empire for the Masses: The French Popular Image of Africa, 1870-1900(Greenwood Press 1982);
Quality and Quantity: The Quest for Biological Regeneration in 20th Century France (Cambridge University Press 1990);
(editor)Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Biomedicine: International Initiatives from World War I to the Cold War (Indiana University Press 2002)
The Story of One Life, co-editor of translation and annotation of autobiography of Ludwig Hirszfeld (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2010)
The History of Blood Transfusion in Sub-Saharan Africa (Cambridge, OH: Ohio University Press, fall 2013)
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