Director, MU Center for Health Ethics
Associate Professional Practice Professor Department of Medicine and
Adjunct Associate Professor Health Management and Informatics University of Missouri, School of Medicine
Executive Director, Missouri Health Professions Consortium
Dr. Brandt earned a Master of Arts in Bioethics and Health Policy from Loyola University Chicago and a Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy with an emphasis in Healthcare Ethics and Administration from Creighton University. Her doctoral training was conducted at Radboud University Nijmegen, Medical Ethics Department in the Netherlands and at the VHA National Center for Ethics located in New York City.
She has been nationally recognized for her development of innovative and collaborative health education programs and has been successful in acquiring grants focused on health workforce development and improving access to education and health services for underserved populations.
Dr. Brandt serves as principle faculty with the Center for Health Ethics ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) Project, a national ethics training initiative which has established a virtual learning network coordinated by the University of Missouri and West Virginia Rural Emergency Trauma Institute, Inc. National appointments include serving as Chairperson for the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Ethics Commission, member of the CGFNS International Occupational Therapy Professional Standards Committee and as Director of the GAITTway Alliance, a global academic-industry partnership, coordinated through the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP). Dr. Brandt has authored and co-authored multiple publications and continuing education materials on ethics in practice. She also lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of clinical ethics, health professions education, and professionalism in practice.