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Elizabeth Lanphier, Ph.D., M.S.

Lecturer, Narrative Medicine

Elizabeth Lanphier, PhD, MS is a graduate of the Narrative Medicine Master's program and went on to earn a PhD in Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Ethics with the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Before pursuing graduate school Elizabeth had worked for international humanitarian and medical aid organizations in New York City and supported projects on the ground primarily in Francophone African countries.

Elizabeth is now an assistant professor in the Ethics Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, where she conducts clinical ethics consultation, ethics education, and research on medical ethics and social and political philosophy. Narrative ethics and narrative practices are closely woven throughout Elizabeth's clinical ethics practice, teaching, and scholarship.

Elizabeth also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati and is affiliated faculty in the University of Cincinnati Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department and a non-resident research fellow in the George Mason Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy.