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Lea Cheyney Brandt, OTD, MA, OTR/L 

Director

Bio

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

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.

As Director of the MU Center for Health Ethics and Medical Director for the MUHC Clinical Ethics and Consultation Service, she oversees the clinical ethics consulting service, chairs the clinical ethics committee and contributes to organizational policy development at University of Missouri Health Care. Academically, she spends a great deal of time teaching and developing curriculum in health ethics and professionalism in the medical school and other venues across the university campus. National and international appointments include a current appointment as Chair of the CGFNS International Occupational Therapy Professional Standards Committee and the US representative of the Ethics Advisory Committee for the European Research Council grant on Attempts to Control the End of Life in People with Dementia.

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.

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David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP

Principal Faculty

Bio

Principal Faculty, MU Center for Health Ethics
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
University of Missouri School of Medicine

David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP, is professor emeritus of Medicine at the University of Missouri (MU) School of Medicine, where he has served on faculty since 1980. From 1999-2001, he was a US Department of Health and Human Services primary care research fellow at the Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University. He practiced internal medicine and geriatrics in North Central Missouri for nearly 20 years prior to that experience. More recently, Dr. Fleming served as Chair of Medicine at MU from 2007-2016 and was founding Director of the MU Center for Health Ethics. He is widely published and pursues research in end-of-life care, health disparity, health literacy, organizational ethics, health care access, and research ethics. Dr. Fleming also served as chair of the Board of Governors and member of the Board of Regents for the American College of Physicians. He was president of the American College of Physicians from 2014-2015. He also served as a member of the Board of Regents for the National Library of Medicine from 2011-2015.

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Win Phillips, PhD, MBA

Principal Faculty

Bio

Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri. 

At MU, Phillips teaches or has taught Health Ethics Theory, Health Organizational Ethics, Health Informatics Ethics, Health Care Ethics, Health Economics, Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing, Healthcare Finance, Health Policy and Politics, Health Informatics, and has served as a PBL facilitator for M1 and M2 students.

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Don F. Reynolds, JD

Principal Faculty

Director, Office for Responsible Research, MU Center for Health Ethics
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Clayton Clark, MSN, RN

Clayton Clark, MSN, RN

Adjunct Faculty

Instructor of Nursing, Sinclair School of Nursing

Julia Halsey, MD, MA

Julia Halsey, MD, MA

Adjunct Faculty

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Lori L. Popejoy, PhD, RN, FAAN

Lori L. Popejoy, PhD, RN, FAAN

Adjunct Faculty

John A. Hartford Foundation Claire M. Fagin Fellow, Sinclair School of Nursing

Arthur Rawlings, M.Div., MD

Arthur Rawlings, M.Div., MD

Adjunct Faculty

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD

Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD

Scholar

Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences

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Matt Morgan

Administrator