FAB Advisory Board for 2012-2014(Precise dates: July 25, 2012 to end of FAB biannual meeting 2014)
Co-Chairs of FAB Advisory Board
Carolyn Ells (Canada)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Member of the Biomedical Ethics Unit, and Associate Member of Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University; and Associate Researcher, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. Her research contributes to efforts that shape and support ethical processes and policies in hospitals and other healthcare delivery organizations. Sub-themes include theory and application of patient-centered care, research ethics review processes, and feminist ethics.
Hilde Lindemann (USA)
Professor of Philosophy at Michigan State University. A Fellow of the Hastings Center and a past president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, she is also a former editor of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, and the Hastings Center Report. Her books include Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair; An Invitation to Feminist Ethics, and the recently coedited Naturalized Bioethics: Toward Responsible Knowing and Practice. Her ongoing research interests are in narrative approaches to bioethics, feminist ethics, the ethics of families, and the social construction of persons and their identities.
FAB Officers (Ex officio members of FAB Advisory Board)
Angela Ballantyne (New Zealand)
Senior Lecturer Bioethics, Department Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington.
Rachel Ankeny (Australia)
Associate Professor in the School of History and Politics and member of the Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender at the University of Adelaide. Her research interests in bioethics include food ethics, ethical and policy issues in genetics, reproduction, women's health, and embryo and stem cell research, among other topics. She also has expertise and ongoing research on health and science policy, particularly regarding public engagement.
Ami Harbin (USA)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Women & Gender Studies at Oakland University (Michigan). She received her PhD in philosophy at Dalhousie University in 2011 and was a postdoctoral research fellow at Novel Tech Ethics and the Schulich School of Law 2011-2012. Her research interests include feminist philosophy, moral psychology, emotional experience in health care, mental health ethics, and queer bioethics.
Carolyn Ells (Canada)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Member of the Biomedical Ethics Unit, and Associate Member of Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University; and Associate Researcher, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. As FAB’s Archivist Carolyn maintains a paper and electronic archive of FAB records and memorabilia that have enduring historical value.
Sheryl de Lacey (Australia/New Zealand)
Country Representatives Coordinator
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing and is a registered as a general/maternity nurse in New Zealand. She earned an MA in Women’s Studies from the University of Adelaide and a PhD from Flinders. Dr. De Lacey served as Associate Dean of the School of Nursing for five years. Her research investigates bioethical issues in reproductive technology and biological donation in order to inform practice, public debate and policy making.
Linda MacDonald Glenn (USA)
Healthcare ethics educator, attorney-at-law and consultant. She is an Assistant Professor at the Alden March Bioethics Institute, Albany Medical Center; she also holds Fellowships at the Institute for Emerging Technologies, the American Bar Foundation, and has been a Women’s Bioethics Project Scholar. Her research encompasses the legal, ethical, and social impact of emerging technologies and evolving notions of personhood.
Mary C. Rawlinson (USA)
Professor of Philosophy, Stony Brook University. She is the co-editor of Thinking with Irigaray (SUNY, 2011), The Voice of Breast Cancer in Medicine and Bioethics (Springer, 2006) and Derrida and Feminism (Routledge, 1997), as well as the editor of five issues of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, including Foucault and the Philosophy of Medicine, The Future of Psychiatry, and Feminist Bioethics. Her publications include articles on Hegel, Proust, literature and ethics, bioethics, and contemporary French philosophy. She is the Executive Director of The Irigaray Circle and the Editor of the Section on Gender in the Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics. Mary was recently appointed a Visiting Fellow in Ethics and Philosophy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Jackie Leach Scully (UK/Germany)
Immediate Past Co-Coordinator and Liaison with IAB
Reader in Social Ethics and Bioethics, and Director of Research at the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, School of Geography, Politics, and Sociology, Newcastle University, UK. This is her second term as co-coordinator for FAB. She received her PhD in molecular pathology from Cambridge University in 1989, and was a research fellow in Switzerland before founding the Unit for Bioethics at the University of Basel, Switzerland in 1997. Her research interests include the construction of moral understandings, reproductive and genetic technologies, bioethics and the body, ethics of war and conflicts, psychoanalytic theory, and disability.
Terry Hudgins (USA)
Director of program design for Laureate Education at Walden University. She develops higher education programs in health studies, public health, healthcare administration, and psychology. She is the editor of the book The Perfect Online Course: Best Practices for Designing and Teaching and teaches courses on ethical and legal issues in healthcare.
Elected FAB Advisory Board Members
Kirstin Borgerson (Canada)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Dalhousie University. Her research and teaching is primarily in medical epistemology and medical ethics, and is shaped by feminist philosophy of science and social epistemology. She currently holds a CIHR Catalyst Grant in Ethics and is investigating whether medical researchers have an ethical obligation to adjust their methods or questions in order to conduct research on matters of greatest clinical importance.
Jacqueline Chin (Singapore)
Assistant Professor at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and the Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore. A philosopher with postgraduate degrees from Oxford University, her research addresses themes in transplant tourism and palliative and supportive care. She serves on the National Transplant Ethics Panel of Laypersons. She was a member of a National Medical Ethics Committee working group which produced A Guide for Healthcare Professionals on the Ethical Handling of Communication in Advance Care Planning. Jacqueline was the 2010 FAB conference local organizer.
Anne Donchin (USA)
Emerita Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Indiana University, Indianapolis and Associate Editor of Bioethics. A founding mother and co-coordinator of FAB from 1993-1998, her research focuses on the intersection of bioethics and feminist philosophy including personal autonomy, gender, and chronic illness; the need for a more pragmatically oriented formulation of bioethical theory; the moral significance of innovative reproductive and genetic practices; and feminist bioethics and human rights.
Anna Gotlib (USA)
Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Binghamton University (SUNY). She received her J.D. at Cornell Law School, and her Ph.D. in philosophy at Michigan State University. Since 2009, she has been the director of the Pell Honors Program at Binghamton. Her research interests include the relationship between identity and illness, narrative approaches to health care, chronic pain (and other "invisible" conditions), the moral and legal implications of memory-altering technologies, medical care and public policy, and the vulnerabilities of "outsider" groups (culturally and otherwise) within biomedical institutions.
Dafna Feinholz Klip (Mexico)
Chief of bioethics section in UNESCO. She was the Executive Director of the National Commission of Bioethics (Mexico) and used to teach at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. She was the founder of FLACEIS (Latin American Forum of Ethics Committees in Health Research) and chairperson 2000-2006. She was Mexico´s representative at the IGB meetings to discuss the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights. She publishes papers on reproductive health and research ethics.
Monique Lanoix (Canada/USA)
Assistant professor of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University, teaching courses in ethics, medical ethics, and feminist philosophy. Her research focuses on the equitable delivery and accessibility of ancillary health care services and aims to locate areas of ethical dislocation within the continuum of care and highlight the manner in which patients and caregivers are affected by inequitable access. Currently, she is a member of the Patient Rights and Organizational Ethics Committee for the Watauga Regional Healthcare Center. She has served as the president of the Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, as well as Chair of the Equity Committee for the Canadian Philosophical Association.
Carolyn McLeod (Canada)
Associate Professor and Graduate Chair in the Department of Philosophy and an affiliate member of the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research at the University of Western Ontario. Her research and teaching falls within the areas of reproductive ethics, moral theory, and feminist theory. She was FAB Co-coordinator from 2006-2008.
Rosemarie Tong (USA)
Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics and Director of the Center for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of North Carolina. Rosie is one of the founding mothers of feminist ethics, with a life time involvement in the field. She was FAB Co-coordinator from 1999-2002.