Craig Klugman, Ph.D. is Vincent De Paul 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, is co-founder of the Health Humanities Consortium, and is a voting member of the National Biodefense Science Board. In addition, Dr. Klugman is National End-of-life Doula proficient. 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, CBS News, HBO Vice, NPR, New Republic, National Geographic, Men’s Health, The Daily Beast, Sinclair Broadcasting and Scripps News Service. Besides numerous academic journals, his writing has appeared in Pacific Standard Magazine, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Medium, US News & World Report, Cato Unbound, The Hill, San Francisco Chronicle and the Houston Chronicle. He is the recipient of the 2023 Health Humanities Consortium Lifetime Achievement & Service Award.
- Berry SL, Williams AL, Lamb E, Klugman CM (2023). Evolution in Health and Medical Humanities education: a proposal for accreditation. BMJ Medical Humanities 49: 134-138.
- Klugman CM (2023). Health Humanities: An Anti-Racist Response to the Hidden Curriculum in Medical Education. Oh, the Humanities. February.
- Klugman CM and Jones T (2022). To Be or Not to Be: A Brief History of the Health Humanities. In Jones T & Pachucki K (eds) The Medical/Health Humanities-Politics, Programs and Pedagogies. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, pp. 3-10.
- Klugman CM, Bracken RC, Weatherston RI, Konefal CB, Berry SL (2022). Developing New Academic Programs in the Medical/Health Humanities: A Toolkit to Support Continued Growth. In Jones T & Pachucki K (eds) The Medical/Health Humanities-Politics, Programs and Pedagogies. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, pp. 11-22.
- Klugman CM, Shah S, Macy M (2022, November 18). Health care specialists: In a triple epidemic, masks could save kids lives. Chicago Tribune.
New media coverage
- Rockett, Darcel (2022, December 28). Not all doulas deal with births. Some focus their work around death. Here’s how a few are serving Chicagoland residents. Chicago Tribune, p. A1.
- Smith, Katie (2022, December 17) “When will COVID become endemic?” NewsNation.
- (2022, November) “Artificial Intelligence Soon Could Transform the Field of Clinical Ethics“. Medical Ethics Advisor 38 (11): 161-163.
- Lourgos, Angie Leventis (2022, October 10). If you misled others about your COVID status, getting vaccinated or prevention measures, you’re not alone. 4 in 10 Americans did so too, study suggests. Chicago Tribune.
- Keshner, Terry (2022, July 24). Shortage of Monkeypox vaccines sheds light on health care inequities, DePaul professor says. WBBM Newsradio.
- (2022, July 23). Monkeypox: Public Health Emergency. ABC7 Chicago Eyewitness News.
- Perna, Gabriel (2022, June 7). In the digital health gold rush, can investors hold their portfolio companies accountable? Digital Health Business & Technology. “As emerging tech becomes more ingrained, regulations and guardrails are needed, said Craig Klugman, professor of bioethics and health humanities at DePaul University in Chicago.”
- Kusterbeck, Stacey (2022, May). Use Caution if Machine Learning Models Are Used to Predict Mortality. Medical Ethics Advisor 38(50): 72-74.
- Perna, Gabriel (2022, April 11). Chatbot Technology Still Has a Long Way to Go in Healthcare. Modern Healthcare.
- Chan, Melissa, (2022, March 7). How Their Son’s Death Drove HIs Parents to Find An Alternative to Tradition. Time Magazine.
- Biscaldi, Lauren (2022, March 1). Smart Therapeutics Create Ethical Conundrums. DrugTopics.
- Chan, Melissa (2022, February 23). These Classes are Near-Death Experiences, and That’s a Good Thing. Time Magazine.
Art for the COVID Pandemic
Art for the COVID Pandemic (also known as #PaintingthePandemic) is a project to covidize famous works of art. See the whole collection here.
- University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, (2023 April 27)