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Our Work

Public Health & Disaster Ethics

Health Care Reform

Healthy Aging & End-of-Life Decision Making

Diverse Faith & Cultural Perspectives

Our Staff

Karen G. Gervais, PhD
Director

Amanda C. West, MA, JD, CHC
Operations Manager & Associate for Health Law & Ethics

Dorothy E. Vawter, PhD
Senior Ethics and Health Policy Consultant

Kerry G. Hjelmgren
Research Associate and Web Designer

Our Sponsors

M Health Fairview

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

HealthEast Care System