Ethics Program Faculty – UTSW

John Z. Sadler, M.D.
Ethics Program Director
Ethics Division Chief, Department of Psychiatry

Gerald Casenave, Ph.D.
Program Director, Rehabilitation Psychology

Frederick Grinnell, Ph.D.
Professor, Cell Biology

Simon J. Craddock Lee, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Science

Michael A. Rubin, M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and Neurological Surgery 

Jenna M. Wimberly, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Urology

Lectures

John Z. Sadler, M.D.

CME Lectures:

  • Intrusive Regulations and the Medical Profession: Modest Lessons from Recent History
  • The Ethics of Ethics Committees
  • Mad vs. Bad Revisited: Moral and Non-Moral Values in Psychiatric Diagnosis
  • The Instrument Metaphor, Hyponarrativity, and the Generic Clinician
  • Ten Weird Things About Western Psychiatry: What Western Clinicians Should Know about Their Own Culture.
  • The Nature of Mental Disorder and the Special Moral Responsibility of the Psychiatrist
  • Criminality and the DSM
  • Basics of Informed Consent for Research (interactive video forum)

Public Lectures:

  • The Ethics of Ethics Committees
  • Psychiatric Diagnosis ‑ What the Public Should Know
  • Mad vs. Bad Revisited:  Rethinking an Old Problem About Stigma and Mental Illness
  • The Nature of Mental Disorder and the Special Moral Responsibility of the Psychiatrist
  • Basics of Informed Consent for Research (interactive video forum)

Gerald Casenave, Ph.D.

CME Lectures:

  • Ethics for Health Care Providers
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Health Care

Public Lectures:

  • Ethical Issues in Health Care

Frederick Grinnell, Ph.D.

CME Lectures:

  • Human Research Ethics and Genetics 
  • Research Integrity and Everyday Practice of Science

Public Lectures:

  • Charles Pierce – Discovery and Abduction
  • Human Research Ethics and Genetics
  • Neils Boher – Complementarily in the Social World
  • Research Integrity and Everyday Practice of Science
  • Science and Religion – Different Ways of “Practicing” the World

Simon J. Craddock Lee, Ph.D., M.P.H.

CME Lectures:

  • It's Not You, It's Me: Clinical Culture & Social Difference in End-of-Life Care
  • Building Common Ground: Clinical Culture & Pediatric Care for Growing Communities

Public Lectures:

  • Biomedicine as a Cultural System
  • Ethical Stewardship and Not-for-Profit Governance in Healthcare
  • Troubling Health Disparities: Human Difference Beyond Race & Ethnicity

Michael A. Rubin, M.D., M.A.

CME Lectures:

  • Professionalism in Medicine
  • Medical Futility in the ICU
  •  End of Life Decision Making
  • Purpose/Function of an Ethics Consult
  • Coma/Brain Death/Persistent Vegetative State

Jenna M. Wimberly, M.D.

CME Lectures:

  • The Deconstruction of Informed Consent: Paternalism is Dead
  • The Observer Questionnaire: Results of a Pilot Study on Patient Willingness for Hands-On Training for Post-Graduate Learning of New Surgical Techniques

Public Lectures:

  • The Observer Questionnaire: Results of a Pilot Study on Patient Willingness for Hands-On Training for Post-Graduate Learning of New Surgical Techniques