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Craig Klugman

  • cklugman@depaul.edu
  • Professor
  • ​PhD
  • Health Sciences
  • ​McGowan South, 411 D
​www.craigklugman.com
Craig Klugman, PhD has been a professor in the Health Sciences at DePaul since 2013. He is a bioethicist and medical anthropologist who works on end-of-life issues, digital health, public health ethics, ethics pedagogy, and public engagement with bioethics. Dr. Klugman teaches courses in bioethics, medical humanities, and death and dying.

Dr Klugman serves as a member of the DePaul IRB, the ethics committee at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and is the blog editor for bioethics.net where he writes on bioethics and health policy. He is chair of the ethics subcommittee of the Illinois Crisis Standards of Care Work Group.

He is the editor of the Research Methods in Health Humanities (2019, Oxford University Press), MacMillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Medical Ethics (2016, Gale Cengage Press) and Ethical Issues in Rural Health (2008/2013, Johns Hopkins University Press). Dr. Klugman is also the producer of the award-winning film, Advance Directives.

In 2001, Dr. Klugman earned his doctorate in medical humanities from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where he studied experiences in death and dying. That same year, he moved to the University of Nevada-Reno where he taught in the health ecology major, the Master of Public Health (MPH) program, and founded the Program in Health Care Ethics. In 2008, he became the Stewart & Marianne Reuter Professor of Medical Humanities at the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio where he taught medical, nursing, public health and allied health students in ethics, communication and health policy.