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Goldberg, Daniel Professor


Daniel S. Goldberg joined the Department of Bioethics & Interdisciplinary Studies in August 2010. He holds a B.A. with honors in philosophy from Wesleyan University, and received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center in 2002. He clerked for a state supreme court justice and practiced pharmaceutical, hospital, and insurance litigation for several years before earning his Ph.D. with distinction in the medical humanities from the Institute for the Medical Humanities, University of Texas Medical Branch in 2009.

He is trained as an ethicist and interdisciplinary scholar, and his work centers on applied ethics, public health law, and the history of medicine. More specifically, he is interested in population-level ethics, and his current research agenda focuses on:

  • the social determinants of health
  • public health policy and chronic illness
  • health inequities

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