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  • Klugman CM. 2018. The Health Humanities and the Future of PublishingHumanities Futures. Durham, NC: Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University.
  • Klugman CM (2018). I, My Love, and Apps [Editorial].  American Journal of Bioethics, 18(2): 1-2. DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2018.1423793
  • Klugman CM (2017). How Health Humanities Will Save the Life of the Humanities. Journal of Medical Humanities 38(4): 419-430.DOI: 10.1007/s10912-017-9453-5
  • Caplan AL, Karcher C,Klugman CM(2017, February 28). Should Physicians Be Subject to Random Drug Testing? Medscape.
  • Klugman CM(2017). Shining Light on Conflicts of Interest [Editorial]. American Journal of Bioethics, 17(6):1-3.  DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2017.1329477.
  • Klugman CM (2017). Book Review: Balanced Ethics Review. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 163(1): 223-224. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23178.
  • Klugman CM & Tolwin NA (2015). Examining Autonomous Selections in an Advance Directive. Journal of Clinical Ethics 26(3): 212-218. PMID: 26399671
  • Klugman CM & Sheridan B (2015). A Texas Perspective on TADA: Physician Autonomy and the Corporate Practice of Medicine Act [open peer commentary]. American Journal of Bioethics 15(8): 48-49.
  • Beckmann-Mendez D & Klugman CM (2015). One Thousand Words: Evaluating an Interdisciplinary Art Education Program. Journal of Nursing Education54(4): 220-223.
  • Gelfond JAL, Klugman CM, Welty LJ, Heitman E, Louden C, Pollock BH. (2014) How to Tell the Truth with Statistics: The Case for Accountable Data Analyses in Team-based Science. Journal of Translational Medicine & Epidemiology2(2): 1025.
  • Klugman CM, Anderson-Shaw L, Nelson WA, Gelfond JAL (2014). A Survey of Rural Ethics Teaching in North American Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Schools. Voice in Bioethics. (March 26):
  • Klugman CM (2013) Case Study: Futility on the Border. Hastings Center Report43 (4): 11-12.
  • Klugman CM & Usatine R. (2013; electronic publication 2012). An evaluation of two online advance directive programs. AmericanJournal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.Nov; 30(7): 657-663.
  • Gelfond JA, Heitman E, Pollock BH, Klugman C. (2012) Power ethics, and obligation [invited author’s reply].  Statistics in Medicine. Dec 20; 31(29): 4140-1
  • Klugman CM(2012). Advance Directives: What Every Physician Should Know [invited editorial]. Southern Medical Journal.
  • Klugman CM, Beckmann-Mendez D, Peel J (2011). Art Rounds: Teaching Health Science Students Visual Thinking Strategies.Academic Medicine 86(10): 1266-1271.
  • Gelfond J, Heitman E, Pollock B, Klugman CM (2011). Principles for the ethical analysis of clinical and translational research. Statistics in Medicine 30(23): 2785-2792.
  • Davidson L, Pettis CT, Joiner AJ, Cook DM, Klugman CM(2010). Religion and Conscientious Objection: A Survey of Pharmacists’ Willingness to Dispense Medications. Social Science & Medicine 71:161-165
  • Klugman CM, Pettis CT, Davidson L, Joiner AJ, Cook DM (2010). Prescription for Practice: Moral Conscience Clauses in Pharmacy. AJOB Primary Research 1 (2): 43-48.
  • Klugman CM (2010). Blood donation and its metaphors. American Journal of Bioethics 10 (2): 46-47.  
  • Usatine R & Klugman CM (2009). Information Technology & Teaching in the Office: Advance directives online. The Teaching Physician. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, (4): 1, 3.
  • Klugman CM (2009, December). Texas Advance Directives: How do you want your patients to die? TMDA Chapter News 1 (1), p. 6.
  • Klugman CM (2009, October). Brings Advance Directives Home. San Antonio Medicine 62 (10), pp. 26-27.
  • Klugman CM (2009). We see dead people: A failure of science and faith.  Atrium (6): 22-24.
  • Klugman CM (2008). Is health ethics a profession? Online Journal of Health Ethics 1(2).
  • Klugman CM (2008). A tale of two fields: Public health ethics. Monash Bioethics Review 27(1-2): 56-64.
  • Stump BF, KlugmanCM & Thornton B (2008). Last Hours of Life: Encouraging End of Life Conversations. The Journal of Clinical Ethics 19(2): 150-159.
  • Klugman CM (2008). Vast Tracts of Land: Rural Health Care Culture. American Journal of Bioethics 8(4): 57-58.
  • Klugman CM (2008).Dual Roles of the Care Provider at the End of Life: An Autoethnograph.Illness, Crisis and Loss 16 (1): 53-63.
  • Klugman CM (2008). Protecting Patient’s Right to Die. Oncology News. 3(9): 1, 13; (2008, October).  Anesthesiology News 34(10).
  • Klugman CM (2007). Why EMS Needs Its Own Ethics. EMS 23(10): 114-122
  • Klugman CM(2007). Buying the Fourth Estate. American Journal of Bioethics 7(8): 16-18.
  • Klugman CM (2007). Public Health Principlism. Online Journal of Health Care Ethics 4(1): 1-13.
  • Klugman CM (2007, Fall). Understanding Narrative. Nevada Center for Ethics Health Policy Newsletter, p. 2.
  • Klugman CM (2007). The Bioethicist: Superhero or Supervillian. ASBH Exchange 10(1): pp. 1, 6, 7.
  • Klugman CM (2006). Reframing Terri Schiavo: One Family’s Story of Morality, Ethics, & Politics. The Internet Journal of Law, Healthcare and Ethics  4(1):
  • Klugman CM (2006). Dead Men Talking: Evidence of Post Death Contact and Continuing Bonds. Omega53(3): 251-264.
  • Klugman CM (2006). Haves and Have Nots. American Journal of Bioethics, 6(2), 63
  • Klugman CM, & Stump B (2006). The Effects of Ethics Training Upon Individual Choice. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 30(2), 181-192.
  • Klugman CM (2005). As advisors, nondirectional consultation is best. American Journal of Bioethics, 5(5), 56-57.
  • Klugman CM (2005). Ethics Consultations Help Doctor, Patient Find Best Treatment. SageSource News, 9,3.
  • Klugman CM (2003). Writing About Medical Ethicists. Medical Humanities Review, 17(2), 63-65.
  • KlugmanCM (2003). Portrait of an American Death. Nevada Public Affairs Review, 2-6.
  • Klugman CM (2001). From Cyborg Fiction to Medical Reality. Literature and Medicine, 20(1), 63-33
  • Carter MA & Klugman CM (2001). Cultural Engagement in Clinical Ethics: A Model for Ethics Consultation. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 10(1), 16-33
  • Stone TH, Winslade WJ, & Klugman CM (2000). Sex Offenders, Sentencing Laws and Pharmaceutical Treatment: A Prescription for Failure. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 18(1), 83-110.
  • Klugman CM (1998). Views of the Biomedical Body: The Machine Metaphor. CenterViews. (Summer/Fall), 1, 3-5.


  • Klugman CM & Lamb EG (2019). Research Methods in the Health Humanities. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Klugman CM(2016). Medical Ethics. Farmington, MI: Gale Cengage Learning.
  • Klugman CM & Dalinis P (eds) (2013-softcover; 2008-hardcover). Ethical Issues in Rural Health. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.
  • KlugmanCM, Thornton B, Winters (eds.). (2003). Improving End of Life Care in Nevada. Reno, Nevada: Senator Alan Bible Center.


  • Klugman CM (2022). Establishing and Practicing Ethical Standards: Both a Personal and Professional Responsibility. In Klinedinst, JA (ed). The Handbook of Continuing Professional Development for the Health Informatics Professional (pp. 343-350). Boca Raton, FL: Productivity Press. doi: 10.4324/9780429398377
  • Klugman CM (2021). Louise Aronson: Using facts and stories to improve medical care for older adults. In Carlin N (editor).
    Contemporary Physician-Authors: Exploring the Insights of Doctors Who Write (pp. 172-185). New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003079712-11
  • Klugman CM (2019). Surveys. In Klugman CM & Lamb EG (eds). Research Methods in Health Humanities. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Klugman CM (2019). Interviews. In Klugman CM & Lamb EG (eds). Research Methods in Health Humanities. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Klugman CM & Lamb EG (2019). Introduction: Raising the Health Humanities. In Klugman CM & Lamb EG (eds). Research Methods in Health Humanities. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-13.
  • Klugman CM (2019). Undergraduate Education (pp. 19-37). In O Banner, N. Carlin, T. Cole eds, Teaching Health Humanities. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Klugman CM (2018). Why We Ignored Ebola Until Recently. In Viewpoints in Modern World History: AIDS & Other Killer Viruses and Pandemics. New York: Greenhaven Press.
  • Klugman CM (2016). Understanding the Process of Clinical Ethics. In C Robichaux ed., Ethical Competence in Nursing Practice(pp. 115-135). New York: Springer.
  • Goldberg D & Klugman CM(2016). Public Health Ethics. In CM Klugman edMacMillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Medical Ethics (pp. 361-384)Farmington, MI: Cengage Learning.
  • Klugman CM (2016). Ethical Terms, Theories & Principles. In C Robichaux ed., Ethical Competence in Nursing Practice (pp. 3-22). New York: Springer.
  • Klugman CM (2016). Introduction. In CM Klugman edMacMillan Interdisciplinary HandbooksinPhilosophy: Medical Ethics (pp. xiii-xxiv)Farmington, MI: Cengage Learning.
  • Tolwin NA & Klugman CM (2016). Preparing for the End of Life. In CM Klugman edMacMillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Medical Ethics (pp. 153-180).Farmington, MI: Cengage Learning.
  • Feinberg, R & Klugman CM (2016). Primer in Ethical Theories. In CM Klugman edMacMillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Medical Ethics (pp. 1-12). Farmington, MI: Cengage Learning.
  • Klugman CM (2016). Medical Ethics. In D. Borchert ed, MacMillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks in Philosophy: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies (pp. 273-287). Farmington, MI: Gale Cengage Learning.
  • Klugman CM(2015). Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Communication. In J Nussbaum, H Giles & AK Worthington (eds) Communication at the End of Life (pp. 191-200). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
  • Klugman CM & Bard J (2013). Medicolegal & ethical aspects of prehospital emergency medicine. In Boylan M (ed) The ABCs in Prehospital Emergency Medicine. (pp. 201-205). London: Blackwell.
  • Anderson J & Klugman CM (2013, 2008). Supporting the Rural Physician: Processes and Programs. In CM Klugman & P. Dalinis (eds.), Ethical Issues in Rural Health (pp. 185-218). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Klugman CM & Dalinis P (2013, 2008). Preface and Introduction. In CM Klugman & P. Dalinis (eds.), Ethical Issues in Rural Health (pp. xi-14). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Klugman CM (2013). Commentary on Case 6 in Chapter 1 Military Medical Ethics: Experience from Operation Iraqi Freedom. In Gross M and Carrick D (eds). Military Medical Ethics for the 21stCentury (pp. 38-41). Surrey, UK: Ashgate.
  • KlugmanCM (2007).  Narrative Phenomenology: Exploring Stories of Grief and Dying. In N. Johnston & A. Scholler-Jaquish (Eds.), Meaning in Suffering (pp. 144-185). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press. American Journal of Nursing 2007 Research Book of the Year.
  • Klugman CM (2005). A Life Too Short: When A Child Dies. In K. Doka, B. Jennings & C. A. Corr (Eds.), Living With Grief: Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life (pp. 223-234). Washington DC: Hospice Foundation of American.
  • Klugman CM, & Murray T (1998). Cloning, Historical Ethics, and NBAC. In J. Humber & R. Almeder (Eds.), Human Cloning(Vol. Human Cloning, pp. 3-50). Totowa, NJ: The Humana Press.


  • Klugman CM (chair), Baru J, Rennegarbe R, Mackiewicz BS, Robison H (2017). Ethical Guidance for Crisis Standards of Care in Illinois. State of Illinois Crisis Standards of Care Taskforce. Illinois Department of Public Health, Prepare Chicago and Illinois Health & Hospital Association.
  • Texas Pandemic Influenza Medical Ethics Work Group (2009). A Medical Ethics Framework to Support Decision-Making in the Allocation and Distribution of Scarce Medical Resources During Pandemic Influenza. Austin, TX: Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • Klugman CM, Baruch-Bienen D, Cadena J, et. al (2009). H1N1 Task Force Ethics Subcommittee Report. San Antonio, TX: UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

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