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Nora Jones, PhD - Associate Director

Nora Jones, PhD, is Associate Director of the CUB, as well as Assistant Professor and Director of Bioethics Education at the Center, where she founded and heads the MA in Urban Bioethics program. She earned her PhD in anthropology from Temple University in 2002, and has been working in bioethics for the last 17 years. Her areas of teaching and research include cultural competency in medicine, the relationship between the arts and medicine, urban bioethics, embodiment theory, and the public understanding of science and medicine. Her most recent publication address embodiment in transplant recipients and donors, clinical and patient representations of the body in pain, and qualitative methodology in bioethics research. Dr. Jones represents Temple Bioethics by teaching bioethics courses and speaking at conferences and rounds throughout the University and Hospital System, including the Katz School of Medicine, the College of Public Health, the Kornberg School of Dentistry, the Beasley School of Law, the Fox School of Business, and the College of Engineering.

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Flicker LS, Nora L. Jones, M Aulisio, and Matthew S. Lucas. Educating with creativity and intention: An exploration of bioethics graduate programs. Panel Presentation. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, USA, October 2015.