• Fall 2020 Ethics Grand Rounds: a monthly series on health equity. Free, open to the public, RSVP requested. September: Jerome Singh, PhD; October: Mary Owen, MD; November: Debra DeBruin, PhD & Susan Wolf, JD

    Join us this fall online for our health equity focused Ethics Grand Rounds. Learn more & RSVP

  • Fall 2020 Online Bioethics Courses: BTHX 5000-001/8000-001 Ethics, Policy, & Law in Controversial Science taught by Leigh Turner, PhD on Tuesdays 12:30 - 3 pm 3 credits. BTHX 5325 Biomedical Ethics taught by Deb DeBruin, PhD on Thursdays 12:30 - 3pm 3 cr

    Upper-level Undergrads & Grad students: Join us online this fall to earn graduate credit for bioethics coursework. Learn more here. Sign up here.

Interim Director

Headshot of Deb DeBruin, PhDThe Center for Bioethics is led by Interim Director Debra DeBruin, PhD. Dr. DeBruin has been with the Center since 2000. She has served in various administrative leadership roles for the Center since 2003, including a previous appointment as Director. Dr. DeBruin’s interests include bioethics and social justice, ethical issues related to women’s health, and public health ethics and policy.


Dr. Frazier Benya

Check out what our alumni are up to and how they have been using their bioethics degree post-graduation.

Learn more about alum Dr. Frazier Benya.