Name Kenneth Kipnis
Address Department of Philosophy
2530 Dole Street
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI 96822
Telephone (808) 956-8954 (secretary)
Reed College, 1961-65; B.A. in Philosophy.
University of Chicago, 1965-66; M.A. in Philosophy.
University of Alberta, Summer Institute in Philosophy; Calgary, 1966.
Brandeis University, 1966-69; Ph.D. in Philosophy awarded 1972.
University of Chicago Law School; Post-doctoral student at large, 1974-75.
Concept and Convention: An Essay on the Making of Sense; supervised by Fred Sommers. A Wittgensteinian theory of the nature of conceptual schemes.
Fellowships, Awards, Grants, Appointments, Recognitions
Reed College Scholarship, 1964
N.S.F. Scholarship, University of Chicago, 1966.
Louis Asher Fellowship, University of Chicago, 1966 (declined).
N.D.E.A. Fellowship, University of Chicago, 1966 (declined); Brandeis University (accepted).
Nomination for Outstanding Teacher Award, Purdue University, School of Humanities, Social Science and Education, 1973.
Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions; summer, 1977, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Council for Philosophical Studies; Institute on Law and Ethics, Williams College, 1977.
National Project on Philosophy and Engineering Ethics; Participant with T. Paul Torda, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1978-80.
Committee on Moral, Legal and Ethical Concerns, Hawaii Medical Association, 1982 - 1997.
Chair, Publications Committee, International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: American Section. Appointment from 1982 to 1987.
Humanist-Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Kapiolani Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Honolulu; January - August, 1982. A project funded by the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, the Cooke Foundation, the McInerny Foundation, and the University of Hawaii Foundation.
Humanist in Residence, G. N. Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii; August, 1985 - January, 1986. A project funded by the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities and the McInerny Foundation.
Chair, Advisory Council on Ethics Standards, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. 2005-6.
Chair, University of Hawaii Ethics Committee. 2004-6.
Board member, Hawaii Council for the Humanities, 2002-2006.
Co-director, Ethics in Early Childhood Education Project, 1986-88. A project to develop a national code of ethics for the National Association for the Education of Young Children, funded by the University of Hawaii and the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation.
Robert S. Clopton Award for Community Service. University of Hawaii, 1987.
Chair, Task Force on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Governor’s 1990 Conference on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. 1988-89.
Principal Humanities Scholar, Department of Human Concerns, County of Maui; October 1989-March, 1990. “Maui and the Idea of Community.” Project funded by the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities.
Member of Ethics Committees at The Queen’s Medical Center 1989-2001, 2009-present, Chair (1993-5), at Kapiolani Women’s and Children’s Hospital (1983-5), and at Pali Momi Hospital (1990-2001).
Reproductive Rights Committee, Department of Health, State of Hawaii (Appointed by Governor John Waihee). This committee makes recommendations to the Family Court on the sterilization of incapacitated adult wards, 1989 - 96. Co-author of the statute creating the committee.
American Philosophical Association, Member, Committee on Philosophy and Law, 1989 -1992.
Special Award for Exemplary Service, Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, 1990.
Principal Investigator, 1991-1994. “Ethics in Health Care.” A $370,000 project to develop ethics curricula for the University of Hawaii schools of medicine and nursing. Project funded by The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu.
Fellow, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, University of Iowa; Faculty Research Seminar on Ethical and Legal Implications of Stored Human Tissue Samples, June 10-21, 1996.
Co-winner, with Milton Diamond, of the 1999 Research Prize of the Gender Identity Research and Education Society (UK) for: “Pediatric Ethics and the Surgical Assignment of Sex.”
Member, ASBH Task Force to update the Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultation. Second Edition published in 2011. (I wrote much of the section on professional ethics.)
Consultant, U.S. Veterans Administration, on the use of stored tissue samples in medical research, 2003-08; on the classification of veterans with post- traumatic stress disorder.
American Philosophical Association, member and Chair, Committee on Philosophy and Medicine, appointment from 2001 - 2004.
Executive Director, International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: American Section (AMINTAPHIL), 1999 to 2004.
American Medical Association, Visiting Senior Scholar, 2001-2, Chicago.
Member, Medical Advisory Board, Intersex Society of North America (ISNA), 2003-2006
Visiting Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 2008-9.
Lecturer in Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967-68.
Instructor in Philosophy, Satya Community School (experimental high school), Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1968-69.
Instructor in Philosophy (5/6 time) and American Studies (1/6 time), Purdue University, 1969-72.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy and American Studies, Purdue University, 1972-76.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Lake Forest College, 1976-79.
Chair, Department of Philosophy, Lake Forest College, 1977-79.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1979-82.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Manoa, 1982-1987.
Professor of Philosophy, Manoa, 1987-present; Chair 1992-1997, 2009-present.
American Philosophical Association since 1969: Chair, Committee on Philosophy and Medicine, 2001-2004.
International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, American Section (AMINTAPHIL) since 1978: , Executive Director, 1999 to 2004.
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities since 1997. Chair, Advisory Committee on Ethics Standards, 2005-6.
Publications: Bookstc “Publications: Books”
Kindred Matters: Rethinking the Philosophy of Family Law. A collection of articles largely drawn from those presented at the Twelfth Plenary Sessions of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: American Section, at Pace University, White Plains, New York, November, 1988; co-edited with Diana T. Meyers and Cornelius Murphy. Published by Cornell University Press in August, 1993.
Philosophical Dimensions of the Constitution. A collection of articles drawn from those presented at the Eleventh Plenary Sessions of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: American Section, at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, November, 1986; co-edited with Diana T. Meyers. Published by Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, October, 1988.
Political Realism and International Morality: Ethics in the Nuclear Age. A collection of articles drawn from those presented at the Tenth Plenary Sessions of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: American Section, at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, November, 1984; co-edited with Diana T. Meyers. Published by Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, October, 1987.
Legal Ethics. Monograph on professional responsibility in law. Published by Prentice-Hall in January, 1986.
Economic Justice: Private Rights and Public Responsibilities. A collection of original articles drawn from those presented at the Ninth Plenary Sessions of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy: American Section, at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, January, 1983; co-edited with Diana T. Meyers. Published by Rowman and Allanheld in October, 1985.
Property: Cases, Concepts, Critiques. An anthology on the nature and justification of property rights; edited with Lawrence C. Becker. Published by Prentice-Hall, Inc. in January, 1984.
Philosophical Issues in Law: Cases and Materials, a 340-page anthology of materials drawn from law and philosophy for use in legal philosophy courses. Published by Prentice-Hall, Inc. in January, 1977.
“Justice and Correctional Health Services” in Health Care and Social Justice, edited by Rosamond Rhodes, Peggy Battin and Anita Silvers, Oxford University Press, in press.
“Emergent Obligations Toward the Former Fetal Research Subject” American Journal of Bioethics. in press.
“Undue Influence: Corporate Responsibility for Medical Misadventure” American Journal of Bioethics, in press.
“Bioethics and the Socratic Conception of Philosophy” Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, American Philosophical Association, in press.
“The Certified Clinical Ethics Consultant” in HEC Forum, 21 (3) 2009, pp. 249-61.
“Harm and Uncertainty in Newborn Intensive Care” in Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 2007, 393-412.
“Forced Abandonment and Euthanasia: A Question from Katrina” in Social Research 74 (1) 2007, pp. 79-100.
“Medical Confidentiality” in Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics edited by L. Francis, R. Rhodes and A. Silver. Blackwell Publishing. 2008. (A later, expanded version of the article that follows.)
“A defense of unqualified medical confidentiality” in The American Journal of Bioethics 6 (2) 2006: pp. 7-18. A shorter, earlier version of the preceding article). Reprinted in Contemporary Bioethics, edited by Jessica Pierce and George Randels, Oxford University Press.
“Medical ethics, transfusion, and the standard of practice” in Perioperative Transfusion Medicine, Second Edition, edited by B.D.Speiss, R.K.Spence and A. Shander. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006. pp. 45-51.
“An open letter to institutional review boards considering Northfield Laboratories' PolyHeme® trial ” with N. M. P. King and R. M. Nelson in The American Journal of Bioethics. 6 (3) 2006. pp. 18-21. Reprinted by AJOB in 2010 as its article with the greatest impact upon public policy.
“Response to Open Peer Commentaries on “An Open Letter to Institutional Review Boards Considering Northfield Laboratories' PolyHeme® Trial”: The Emergency Exception and Unproven/Unsatisfactory Treatment” with N. M. P. King and R. M. Nelson in The American Journal of Bioethics. 2006 May-Jun;6(3):W49-50
“Trials and errors: barriers to oversight of research conducted under the emergency research consent waiver” with N. M. P. King and R. M. Nelson in IRB: Ethics and Human Research 28 (2). 2006, pp. 16-19.
“Taking families seriously enough in The American Journal of Bioethics. 2006 Jan-Feb;6(1):21-2.
“The elements of code development” in The American Journal of Bioethics.5 (5) 2005. pp. 48-50.
“The Expert Ethics Witness as Teacher" in Ethics Expertise: History, Contemporary Perspectives, and Applications, edited by Lisa Rasmussen. Springer 2005. pp. 269-78.
“Ethics Expertise in Civil Litigation” in The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 33 (2) 2005. pp. 274-8.
“The limitations of “limitations” in The American Journal of Bioethics. 2004 Summer;4(3):70-2.
“When are you dead?” in The Philosophers' Magazine 27 2004. pp. 41-2.
“Gender, sex, and professional ethics in child and adolescent psychiatry” in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 13 (2004). pp. 695-708.
“Seven Vulnerabilities in the Pediatric Research Subject” in Theoretical Medicine
and Bioethics, October, 2003.
Pediatric ethics and responsibility for children: clearing the ground.
APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine. 2003 Spring;2(2):191-3..
“Overwhelming Casualties: Medical Ethics in a Time of Terror,” in In the Wake of Terror: Medicine and Morality in a Time of Crisis, edited by Jonathan Moreno. MIT Press 2003. Reprinted in Accountability in Research: Policies and Quality Assurance, Volume 10, Number 1, January-March 2003, pp. 57 - 68
“Professional Ethics and Instructional Success,” in Professing Medicine, edited by Audiey Kao, M.D., Ph.D. AMA 2001.
“Ethical Conflict in Correctional Health Services,” in Conflict of Interest in the Professions, edited by Michael Davis and Andrew Stark. Oxford University Press, 2001.
“The Reach of Ethics into the Law, with James Pietsch. HEC Forum. 13 (1) 2001. pp. 41-8.
“Health Care in the Corrections Setting: An Ethical Analysis,” in Discretion, Community and Correctional Ethics, edited by John Kleinig, Rowman and Littlefield. 2001. A revision of the preceding article.
“Vulnerability in Research Subjects: An Analytical Approach,” in Variables Of Moral Capacity edited by David Thomasma, Kluwer, 2004 . A revision of “Vulnerability in Research Subjects: A Bioethical Taxonomy” commissioned by the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, at http://onlineethics.org/reseth/nbac/hkipnis.html, accessed November 15, 2004,
“Blackmail as a Career Choice: A Liberal Assessment” in Criminal Justice Ethics, Volume 18, Number 2 (Summer/Fall 1999), pp. 19-22.
“Medical Ethics Education in a Problem-based Learning Curriculum” in the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, Fall, 2000.
“Pediatric Ethics and the Surgical Assignment of Sex” with Milton Diamond, in The Journal of Clinical Ethics. Volume 9, Number 4 (Winter, 1998). Pp. 398-410. Reprinted in Intersexuality in the Age of Ethics, edited by Allison D. Dreger, published by University Publishing Group, 1999.
“DNA Banking in the Military: An Ethical Analysis,” in Robert Weir, ed., Stored Tissue Samples: Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Implications, published by University of Iowa Press, 1998.
“Parental Refusals of Medical Treatment on Religious Grounds: Pediatric Ethics and the Children of Christian Scientists,” in Liberty, Equality and Plurality, Larry May, Christine Sistare & Jonathan Schonsheck, eds., (Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1997) pp. 268-280.
“Confessions of an Expert Ethics Witness,” in Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Volume 22, Number 5 (October, 1997) pp. 325-343.
“Property, Rights to,” in Encyclopedic Dictionary of Business Ethics, Patricia Werhane and R. Edward Freeman, eds., (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers Ltd: 1997) pp. 523-6.
“Quality Care and the Wounds of Diversity,” first published in Clinical Ethics Report, Volume 10, Number 4, (Fall/Winter 1996) pp. 5-8; reprinted in the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine; reprinted in Philosophers at Work, edited by E. Cohen, E. Cohen, Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1999; reprinted in Biomedical Ethics, edited by T.A.Mappes and D. DeGrazia.
“Some Ethical Principles for Adult Critical Care.” (With Anita Gerhard) Hawaii Medical Journal. April, 1995; Reprinted in Variables of Moral Capacity, edited by David Thomasma, in press.
“Clinical Goals and the Concept of Medical Futility.” American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine. Fall, 1995.
“HIV and the Professional Responsibility of the Early Childhood Educator” in Michael Davis and Elliot Cohen, eds., AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics. Temple University Press 1994.
“Remarks on the Limits of Academic Freedom” in Majid Tehrenanian, ed., Restructuring for Ethnic Peace (Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace, 1991)
“Bargaining” in Lawrence C. Becker, ed., The Encyclopedia of Ethics (Garland Publishing, 1992).
“Ethics and the Professional Responsibility of Lawyers” in Journal of Business Ethics 10: 569-576, 1991.
“Lying in the Law” in Peter Windt, et al., Ethical Issues in the Professions (Prentice-Hall, 1989). Adapted from Chapter Five of Legal Ethics (Prentice-Hall, 1986).
“Toward a Code of Ethics for Pre-school Teachers: The Role of the Ethics Consultant” published in The International Journal of Applied Philosophy (Summer, 1988).
“Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Obligation” published in Ethics and the Legal Profession, (Prometheus Press, 1986), edited by Frederick Elliston and Michael Davis. Adapted from Chapter Three of Legal Ethics (Prentice- Hall, 1986).
“Distributive Justice and Civil Justice: Professional Responsibility and the Allocation of Legal Services” published in Economic Justice: Private Rights and Public Responsibilities, edited by Kenneth Kipnis and Diana T. Meyers (Rowman and Allanheld, 1985). Reprinted in Peter Windt, et al., Ethical Issues in the Professions (Prentice-Hall, 1989). (An early version of the last chapter of Legal Ethics.)
“Nontreatment Decisions for Severely Compromised Newborns” co-authored with Gailyn Williamson. Published in Ethics 95 (October, 1984): 90-111.
“Clinical Philosophy” published in Teaching Philosophy 6 (Summer, 1983): 259-67.
“Engineers Who Kill: Professional Ethics and the Paramountcy of Public Safety” published in Business and Professional Ethics Journal 1 (October, 1981). Reprinted in The DC 10 Case: A Study in Applied Ethics, Technology and Society, edited by John H. Fielder and Douglas Birsch (State University of New York Press, 1992). Reprinted in Engineering Ethics, edited by Michael Davis (Ashgate, 2006), pp. 237-251.
“Professional Responsibility and the Responsibility of Professions” published in Dayton Colloquium Proceedings, University of Dayton Review (Summer, 1981): 69-78; published as the lead article in Profits and Professions edited by Wade L. Robison, Michael S. Pritchard and Joseph Ellin (Humana Press, 1983): 9-22.
“Comment on Participation and Policy” delivered at Ripon College Conference on Power and the Federal Government, 1976; published as “Comment on Care” in The Case For and Against Power for the Federal Government, (Ripon College Press, 1978): 52-4.
“Professional Ethics” published in Business and Professional Ethics Newsletter 2 (Fall, 1978): 2-3.
“Full Consent and the Legitimacy of Experimentation on Prisoners” published in Consent: Concept, Capacity, Conditions, and Constraints, edited by Lyman Tower Sargent (Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag GmbH, 1979):181-8.
“Plea Bargaining: A Critic’s Rejoinder” published in Law and Society Review 13 (Winter, 1979): 555-64.
“Criminal Justice and the Negotiated Plea” first published in Ethics 86 (January,1976): 93-106; reprinted in Philosophical Issues in Law: Cases and Materials, edited by Kenneth Kipnis (Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1977); reprinted in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Legal Issues, edited by Ethan Katsch (Dushkin Publishing Co., 1983); reprinted in Readings in Philosophy of Law, Arthur and Shaw, eds., (Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1984); reprinted in Controversies in Criminal Law: Philosophical Essays on Responsibilities and Procedure, Gorr and Harwood, eds., (Westview, 1992); reprinted in Criminal Justice Ethics, Leighton and Reiman, eds (Prentice- Hall, 2001).
Publications: Book Reviews
Tony Honoré. Responsibility and Fault. Hart Publishing. 2000, to appear in Ethics.
Abraham Edel, Flower, E.; and O'Connor, F. W. Critique of Applied Ethics. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994, in Ethics, January 1966, p. 496.
Joni N. Gray, Lyons, Phillip M. Jr.; and Melton, Gary B. Ethical and Legal Issues in AIDS Research. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1995, in Ethics.
Larry May and Hoffman, Stacey, eds. Collective Responsibility: Five Decades of Debate in Theoretical and Applied Ethics. Savage, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1991, in Ethics.
George Annas. Judging Medicine in Teaching Philosophy.
- Tristram Engelhardt. The Foundations of Bioethics in Teaching Philosophy 12 (March, 1989) p. 57-9.
W.L. LaCroix. War and International Ethics: Tradition and
Today in Ethics 99 (October, 1989) p. 979.
Haskell Fain. Normative Politics and the Community of Nations in Ethics 99 (January, 1989) pp. 433-4.
Robert Weir. Selective Nontreatment of Handicapped Newborns in Ethics 95 (January, 1985) p. 787.
Timothy O'Hagan. The End of Law, in The Journal of Social Philosophy 19 (Summer, 1988) p. 98.
Alan Goldman. The Moral Foundations of Professional Ethics (invited review article) published in Westminster Review 1 (October, 1981): 8-10; reprinted in an expanded form as “Unethical Professionalism: Alan Goldman’s Foundations of Professional Ethics” in a special issue of Perspectives on the Professions 3 (March/June,1983): 7-11.
“Keeping Secrets” (Book review of Sissela Bok’s Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation, published in Humanities News (a publication of the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities) 4 (Aug.-Sept., 1983): 5.
“An Examination of Confidentiality in Psychiatry after Tarasoff. In Defense of Absolute Confidentiality” http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/11113.html Accessed October 1, 2003. (The AMA Virtual Mentor)
“Developing a Code for Early Childhood Education,” with Stephanie Feeney, in Perspectives on the Professions, 2001.
“Genetic Technologies and Personal Boundaries” in Humanities News, Spring 2000. Pp. 3-4.
“Personal Values and Professional Ethics” with David B. South, in Journal of Forestry, July 2000. Pp. 11-14.
“Physician-assisted dying: the coming debate” in The Hawaii Medical Journal. 1997 May;56(5):108, 110-1.
“Examining the Challenges Facing Health Care Workers” in Corrections Today, October, 1992, pp 92-95.
Letter, “Physician Participation in Assisted Suicide,” Journal of the American Medical Association 263, March 2, 1990, pp. 1197-8.
Professional ethics in health care: an introduction in The Hawaii Medical Journal, 1990 Aug;49(8):292-4.
National Association for the Education of Young Children “Code of Ethical Conduct” and “Statement of Commitment,” prepared with Stephanie Feeney. Adopted by the NAEYC Governing Board, August, 1989, and published in Young Children, November, 1989, pp. 24-29.
“Whose Child? Parents, Professionals, and the Interests of Children” published in Humanities News (a publication of the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities), Spring, 1990: pp. 1, 14-15.
“The Divorced Parents.” Published as Philosopher’s Comment -Ethics Case Studies series, in Young Children, March, 1988, p. 51.
“Inequality and Discrimination in the Workplace,” in Working in America and in Hawaii: A Humanities Guide published by the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, 1988.
“The Aggressive Child.” Published as Philosopher’s Comment-Ethics Case Studies series, in Young Children, January, 1988, p. 51.
“Professional Ethics in Correctional Health Services: An Introduction,” for CORHEALTH, a publication of the American Health Services Association.
“The Working Mother.” Published as Philosopher’s Comment: Ethics Case Studies series, in Young Children, November, 1987, p. 19.
“How to Think About Professional Ethics” published in Young Children, May, 1987. pp 26-30.
Dignity and Decision: A Case Study, a 40-minute videotape on withdrawal of nutrition and hydration from an end-stage Alzheimer’s disease patient, prepared under a grant from the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, with the assistance of the Hawaii Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association and Kuakini Hospital in Honolulu.
“Professional Ethics in Early Childhood Education,” co-authored with Stephanie Feeney. Published in Young Children, March, 1985, pp. 54-7.
“Philosophical Reflections on Suicide” published in Humanities News (a publication of the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities) 6 (June-July, 1985): 4.
“Neonatology–a distressed newborn” with Easa D and Drorbaugh J.in Hawaii Medical Journal. 1983 Jun;42(6):135-6.
“Philosopher in the Hospital” published in Humanities News (a publication of the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities) 3 (August-September, 1982): 3,6.
“Living Wills: Theory and Practice” published in Pipeline (a publication of the Hawaii Nursing Association), 23 (August, 1982): 6-7.
Getting Tough, a 60-minute videotape prepared with Gary Krane under a grant from the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, broadcast on Hawaii Public Television, 8 p.m., March 8, 1981.
Genetic Research: Its Implications for the Individual and Society, a 60-minute videotape prepared with Sandy and Marvin Diskin under a grant from the Indiana Committee for the Humanities, 1976.
Formal Presentations; [This is a partial list. A complete list would include over
American Bar Association (National Convention)
American Lung Association, Hawaii Chapter
American Correctional Health Services Association (National Convention)
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Civil Liberties Union, Hawaii Chapter
American Medical Association
American Philosophical Association
American Philosophical Practitioners Association
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
County of Maui
Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine
Canadian Bioethics Society
Department of Philosophy, University of Utah
End Stage Renal Disease Coordinating Council
Englewood Community Medical Center
- Wilcox Memorial Hospital
Hawaii Medical Services Association
Hawaii Society for Medical Technology
Hawaii Health Care Association (Affiliate of Hospital Association of America)
Hawaii Society for Respiratory Therapy
Hawaii State Council on Aging
Hawaii Nurses' Association
Hawaii Pacific University
Hennepin County Medical Center
Hospital Association of Hawaii
Illinois Institute of Technology
International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Honolulu
Kapiolani Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
Law and Society Association
McMaster University School of Medicine
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Pacific Chapter
Maui Memorial Hospital
Medical University of South Carolina
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Bioethics Advisory Commission
National Center for State Courts
Northwestern University Medical Center
Queens Medical Center, Honolulu
Society for Bioethics Consultation
Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum
Society of Public Health Educators (Hawaii)
Society for the Study of Professional Ethics
Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs
St. Francis Hospital, Honolulu
State of Hawaii Department of Health
Tripler Army Medical Center
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Univ. of Chicago
United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Dept. of Med. Humanities
University of Utah, Department of Philosophy
University of Glasgow Medical School, Scotland
Wahiawa General Hospital
Western Michigan University
Areas of Teaching Competence (Courses taught)
Ethics in Health Care (specialization)
Research Ethics (specialization)
Philosophy of Law (specialization)
Ethics in the Professions (specialization)
Philosophy of Religion
The Later Wittgenstein
Killing and Dying
Contemporary Ethical Issues
History of Modern Philosophy
Ethics in the Legal Profession
Property and Economic Justice
Nursing Ethics (co-taught)
Comparative Legal Philosophy: Chinese & Anglo-American (Co-taught)
Practical Ethics (Graduate Level)
Ethics and Corruption (Graduate Level)
Contemporary Ethical Theory (Graduate Level)
Contemporary Ethics (Graduate Level)
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