Dana Howard

Instructor in the Division of Bioethics, Department of Biomedical Education and Anatomy, Steering Committee Member for CEHV
Core Faculty

Dana Howard is a new member of the The Ohio State University Center for Bioethics, which is housed in the OSU Wexner Medical Center and the College of Medicine. Dana is affiliated with the Philosophy Department. 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.