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New & Forthcoming Titles | SpringerBriefs in Public Health Ethics (About the Editor)

SpringerBriefs in Public Health Ethics

SpringerBriefs in Public Health Ethics

Series: SpringerBriefs in Public Health

Series Editors: Henderson, Macey Leigh, Scarlet, Sara

ISSN: 2197-1935

Macey Leigh Henderson, JD, PhD, is an instructor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery, at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She is a Core Faculty member in the Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation and is a national expert in U.S. policies related to organ donation and transplantation. In bioethics, Dr. Henderson has focused on the ethical, legal, and policy concerns associated with the procurement of organs and tissues in the United States. As a public health professional, she has focused on methods to improve evaluation, dissemination, and implementation in both domestic and international health systems. Her personal scholarship is devoted to advancing research on the most effective methods for evaluating and improving evidence-based health policy and providing policy recommendations to ethically increase the supply of transplantable organs while expanding the protections and follow-up care for the living organ donor population. Dr. Henderson holds a BA in philosophy, JD, and PhD in health policy and management from Indiana University. Twitter: @maceylhenderson

Sara Scarlet, MD, is a fifth-year general surgery resident at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. She received her MD from the University of Florida in Gainesville and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health at the Gillings School for Global Public Health at UNC. Dr. Scarlet is a current American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Ethics Fellow and is pursuing advanced training in clinical ethics at the MacLean Center for Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago as part of the fellowship. Her ethics interests are in the experience of moral distress amongst healthcare providers; communication practices on behalf of surgeons regarding critical illness, traumatic injury, and end-of-life care; and, ethics education for surgeon trainees. Twitter: @SaraScarletMD