Fritz AllhoffFritz Allhoff

Associate Professor | Department of Philosophy
Director | Medical Humanities Workgroup
Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara, J.D., University of Michigan Law School

Biomedical Ethics; Philosophy of Medicine; Philosophy of Biology

fritz [dot] allhoff [at] wmich [dot] edu | website

David CharltonDavid Charlton

Instructor | Department of Philosophy
Associate Director | Medical Humanities Workgroup
M.A., Western Michigan University

Biomedical Ethics; Religious Perspectives on Medicine and Death

david [dot] charlton [at] wmich [dot] edu

Julie ApkerJulie Apker

Associate Professor | School of Communication
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Health and Organizational Communication; Health Professional Roles and Relationships; Professional Identity

julie [dot] apker [at] wmich [dot] edu

Jane BaasJane Baas

Professor | Department of Dance
M.F.A., Modern Dance, Case Western Reserve University

Dancer Wellness; Screening, Strength, and Conditioning; Injury Prevention

jane [dot] baas [at] wmich [dot] edu

Walter BurtWalter Burt

Assistant Professor | Department of Educational Leadership, Research & Technology
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Community and Urban Health; Health Education

walter [dot] burt [at] wmich [dot] edu

Jacqueline Eng

Assistant Professor | Department of Anthropology
Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Medical Anthropology, Ancient Human Health

jacqueline [dot] eng [at] wmich [dot] edu

Leigh Ford

Director | School of Communication
Ph.D., Purdue University

Health Communication, Health Information

leigh [dot] ford [at] wmich [dot] edu

Chien-Juh Gu

Assistant Professor | Department of Sociology
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Sociology of Mental Health, Gender and Mental Health, Medical Sociology

chien-juh [dot] gu [at] wmich [dot] edu

Janet Hahn

Coordinator | Center for Gerontology
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Decision Making for Long-Term care; Cross-Cultural Approaches to Autonomy; Cultural Sensitivity

janet [dot] hahn [at] wmich [dot] edu

Mary M. Heintzkill

Director of Spiritual Care | Borgess Medical Center
M.T.S., St. Norbert College

Spirituality and Health; Holistic Health

maryheintzkill [at] borgess [dot] com

Christine Iaderosa

Coordinator | Theatre for Community Health
indecuse Health Promotion and Education Department
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Health Education through Theatre, Social Marketing of Health, History of Medicine

christine [dot] iaderosa [at] wmich [dot] edu | website

Mary LagerweyMary Lagerwey

Professor | School of Nursing
Ph.D., Michigan State University, M.S.N., Michigan State University

Social History of Medicine; Medicine and Gender; Community Health

mary [dot] lagerwey [at] wmich [dot] edu

Donald J. Meyer

Professor | Department of Economics
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Risk and Risk Aversion, Insurance Demand, and Health Economics

donald [dot] meyer [at] wmich [dot] edu

Ann Miles

Professor | Departments of Anthropology and Sociology
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Medical Anthropology, Women’s Illness Narratives, Commodification of Medicine

ann [dot] miles [at] wmich [dot] edu

Michael PritchardMichael S. Pritchard

Professor | Departments of Philosophy
Co-Director | Center for the Study of Ethics in Society
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Professional Ethics; Research Ethics; Ethics in Pre-College Science

michael [dot] pritchard [at] wmich [dot] edu

Timothy ReadyTimothy Ready

Director | Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations
Associate Professor | Department of Anthropology
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Medical Anthropology; Health and Community Development

timothy [dot] ready [at] wmich [dot] edu

Edward Roth

Associate Professor | School of Music
M.M., Colorado State University

Neuromusicology; Neurologic Music Therapy; Spirituality and Health

edward [dot] roth [at] wmich [dot] edu

Eve Salisbury

Professor | Department of English
Ph.D., University of Rochester

Medicine and Sickness in Literature

eve [dot] salisbury [at] wmich [dot] edu

Helen SharpHelen Sharp

Associate Professor | Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Biomedical Ethics; Decision-Making Capacity; End-of-Life Care

[dot] sharp [at] wmich [dot] edu

Paul SolomonPaul Solomon

Associate Professor | Frostic School of Art
M.F.A., Ohio State University

Visual Perception, Psychiatric Disorders, Cognitive Processing, Art and Medicine

paul [dot] solomon [at] wmich [dot] edu

Susan StapletonSusan R. Stapleton

Professor | Departments of Chemistry and Biological Sciences
Associate Dean | College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., Miami University

Research Ethics; STEM Education

susan [dot] stapleton [at] wmich [dot] edu

Cheryl Thogmorton

Director of Organization Learning | Bronson Healthcare Group
Ed.D., University of St. Thomas

Organizational Development and Learning; Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence

throgmoc [at] bronsonhg [dot] org

Luis Toledo-PereyraLuis Toledo-Pereyra

Director of Clinical Research | Western Michigan University School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor | Department of History
M.D., National University of Mexico, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

History of Medicine/Surgery; Medical Humanities

luis [dot] toledo [at] med [dot] wmich [dot] edu

Cindy Visscher

Faculty Specialist | Department of Comparative Religion
Ph.D.., Western Michigan University, M.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Religion and Health Care Practices, Religious Belief and Health Status

cynthia [dot] j [dot] visscher [at] wmich [dot] edu

Daneen Wardrop

Professor | Department of English
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Nursing and Literature

daneen [dot] wardrop [at] wmich [dot] edu

Perry WestermanPerry Westerman

Associate Professor | Department of Psychiatry | Michigan State University
M.D., Michigan State College of Human Medicine, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Biomedical Ethics; Medical Capacity; Doctor-Patient Communication; Aging

perry [dot] westerman [at] med [dot] wmich [dot] edu

Brian C. Wilson

Professor | Department of Comparative Religion
Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Religious Approaches to Medicine; Spiritual and Religious Healing

brian [dot] c [dot] wilson [at] wmich [dot] edu