Craig Klugman, Ph.D. is a professor of bioethics and health humanities at DePaul University where he co-directs the Bioethics & Society minor program. Dr. Klugman also serves on the ethics committee at Northwestern University Hospital and is a voting member of the National Biodefense Science Board under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. He is the author of over 650 articles, book chapters, OpEds, and blog posts on such topics as public health ethics, bioethics, digital medicine, crisis and disaster ethics, professionalism, end-of-life issues, education, health/medical humanities, ethics of execution, and health policy. Dr. Klugman is the editor of several books including Research Methods in the Health Humanities (Oxford 2019), Medical Ethics (Gale Cengage 2016), and Ethical Issues in Rural Health (Hopkins 2013; 2008). He is the executive producer of the award winning film Advance Directives and has developed programs for using art and improvisational theater to teach health students. He frequently gives talks to universities, medical and nursing groups, companies, and community organizations as well as consults with hospitals, pharmaceutical and tech companies. Dr. Klugman has been interviewed for The New York Times, LA Times, ABC News, HBO Vice, New Republic, National Geographic, Men’s Health, The Daily Beast, Sinclair Broadcasting, Scripps News Service, and NPR. Besides numerous academic journals, his writing has appeared in Pacific Standard Magazine, Huffington Post, LifeMattersMedia, Chicago Tribune, Medium, Cato Unbound, The Hill, San Francisco Chronicle and the Houston Chronicle.
Recent media interviews/coverage:
Brown, Terrell (2021, April 11). Our Chicago: Vaccine passports could be used for travel, concerts, sports as life returns to normalcy. ABC 7 Chicago News.
Langer, Marie-Astrid (2021, March 25). Die Amerikaner jagen in sozialen Netzwerken überschüssigen Impfdosen nach [Americans chase excess vaccine doses on social networks]. New Journal of Zurich.
Nelson, Marissa (2021, April 5). Equity, Privacy Concerns Among Considerations for Vaccine Passports. Chicago Tonight. WTTW.
Schulte, Sarah (2021, March 29). What are vaccine passports and how would they be used. ABC News Chicago.
Schneider, Scott and Padilla, Anita (2021, March 9). Chase for leftover vaccine aims to eliminate waste. Good Day Chicago. Fox 32 News.
Lourgos, Angie Leventis (2021, March 4). With COVID-19 shots in short supply, some people are getting vaccinated with leftover doses that might otherwise be wasted: ‘Better in your arm than in the trash’. Chicago Tribune.
- Tariman JD, Klugman CM, Webber-Ritchy K, Amer KS (2021). Care Delivery and Treatment Decision Making: Bioethical and nursing considerations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 25 (1): 61-68. DOI: 10.1188/21.21CJON 61-68
- Klugman CM (2020). What is a Bioethics of the Oppressed in the Age of COVID-19? [open peer commentary]. American Journal of Bioethics 20(10): 29-31. DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2020.1806397
Art for the COVID Pandemic (also known as #PaintingthePandemic) is a project to covidize famous works of art. See the whole collection here.
(2021, February 19) TV Show Depicts Racism in Medicine. Hastings Center Forum. https://www.thehastingscenter.org/the-good-doctor-shows-how-medicine-is-racist/
Research Methods in Health Humanities, has been released and is available.