Who We Are

The UK Program for Bioethics is funded by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, the Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and UK Hospital Administration.

Program Director

M. Sara RosenthalM. Sara Rosenthal, Ph.D, HEC-C

Professor and Founding Director, UK Program for Bioethics
Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Behavioral Science
Chair, UK HealthCare Ethics Committee

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Medical Science Building MS-583
800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY  40536-0298
Telephone: 859-257-9474
Fax: 859-323-1825
Email:  m.sararosenthal@uky.edu 

Bioethics Faculty and Staff

Caroline A. Buchanan, PhD, HEC-C

Assistant Professor, UK Program for Bioethics

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Medical Science Building MS-581
800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0298
Telephone: 859-323-9909
Fax: 859-323-1825
Email: caroline.a.buchanan@uky.edu

Joey E. Burke, MSN, MFA, RN, HEC-C

Nurse Ethicist, UK Program for Bioethics

Medical Science Building MS-579
800 Rose Street 
Lexington, KY 40536-0298
Telephone: 859-323-8386
Fax: 859-323-1825
Email: jeburk2@email.uky.edu

Bioethics Affiliated Faculty

Bioethics Affiliated Faculty are faculty who engage in educational activities in support of our program. 

Claire D. Clark, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Science
Email: claire.clark@uky.edu

Kristy Deep, MD, MA, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
Email: kristydeep@uky.edu