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 of Cell Biology

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

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

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

Stephen J. Inrig, Ph.D.

CME Lectures:

  • The Endless Debate: Health Reform in American History
  • A Health Policy Primer for Physicians
  • Health Reform and the Challenge of Market Innovation
  • Your Huddled Masses: Healthcare for Undocumented Persons in Historical Context
  • The Coming Plague: Epidemics in Historical Perspective
  • Doing Medicine in a Politicized Epidemic: The Case of AIDS
  • Mastering the Mind: Mental Illness, Medical Research, and American Society
  • Infections and Inequalities: The Problem of Health Disparities in American History
  • Medicine, Magic, and Religion
  • Moments of Trial: History of Clinical Research Ethics in America
  • Major Problems in the History of American Medicine
  • The History and Practice of Public Health in America
  • The Biosocial Context of Obesity in America

Public Lectures:

  • History of American Medicine in the Twentieth Century
  • History of American Public Health
  • Viruses, Plagues, and American History
  • The Making of A Chronic Disease: America and the Problem of AIDS
  • Fast Food Nation: The History of the Obesity in America
  • Your Ever-Loving Mind: Understanding the Evolution of Mental Illness in America
  • Toward Equity: The History of Health Disparities in America
  • Health, Healing, and Religion: Exploring the Role of Religion in American Medicine
  • Matters of Life and Death: The Evolution of Bioethics in America

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