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The Ethics Committee

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UHEC Chairman:
Byron Fergerson, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Interests: phenomenology, existentialism, distributive justice, futility

Bonnie Baty, MS, LCGC

Professor, Pediatrics
Interests: genetics education, genetic testing

Susan Childress

General Internal Medicine
Director of Nursing, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Kristen Ries, MD

Professor Emeritus
Infectious Diseases

Susan J. Roberts, MDiv, BCC

Chaplain
Behavioral Health Services

Jim Ruble, PharmD

Assistant Professor, Pharmacotherapy
Clinical Pharmacist

Tom Schenkenberg, PhD

Professor, Neurology
Interests: informed consent, futility, decision-making capacity

Brian Shirts, MD, PhD

Fellow, Pathology
Molecular Genetic Pathology

Le Ann B. Stamos RN MS

Coordinator, Solid Organ Transplant

Peter Yarborough, MD

Clinical Instructor, Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Palliative Care