Philosophy

A GVSU clinical ethicist reflects on lending expertise during a once-in-a-century health crisis

Jeffrey Byrnes, assistant professor of philosophy, has worked with a range of community partners.

Sep 21, 2022


GVSU team of experts advising health departments on fair COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The team includes philosophy and public health faculty members as well as students.

Nov 16, 2020


From triaging to quarantines, ethics underpin difficult public health choices during a pandemic, according to GVSU expert

Scarcity of medical resources can create numerous ethical dilemmas, Jeffrey Byrnes noted.

Mar 17, 2020


Weighing the public good and individual rights: Public health officials developing ethics training with GVSU expert's help

Jeffrey Byrnes, assistant professor of philosophy, is part of the collaboration that is at the forefront of developing public health ethics guidelines.

Jan 28, 2020


GVSU expert: Prominent cases spotlight clinical ethics but singular focus remains on patient

Recent cases have brought ethical questions and the role of clinical ethicists to the forefront.

Nov 27, 2019


Two longtime professors to retire

Jonathan White, professor of interdisciplinary studies in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, and Stephen Rowe, a philosophy and liberal studies professor, will retire in December.

Nov 25, 2019