CARE Coordinator; Assistant Professor in the Division of Bioethics, College of Medicine; secondary appointment in Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences
Dana Howard is an Assistant Professor in the Ohio State University Center for Bioethics in the College of Medicine. She holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to coming OSU, Dana was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health and became a steering committee member for the Center for Ethics and Human Values Steering Committee in 2017. Dana’s work focuses on ethical issues that surround medical decision-making, especially the decisions made on behalf of those who cannot decide on their own. She also focuses on the norms of advising and the role that our anticipatory attitudes like hope and retrospective attitudes like regret should play in our decision-making. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2013 at Brown University.