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Center Welcomes New Assistant Director of Health Care Ethics

Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010

Courtenay Bruce joined the Center staff this summer as assistant director of heath care ethics.  She manages the Center’s Health Care Ethics Intern Program, which gives undergraduates a first-hand look at ethical dilemmas in a hospital setting. She also provides clinical ethics consultation, education, and policy review and development for our partner hospitals. 
Prior to joining the Center staff, Bruce held the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics at a partnership among five institutions: Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. 
She has her doctorate of jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center, where her emphasis was in health law and health policy. She interned at the United States 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. She also holds an MA in bioethics from Case Western Reserve University.