Tyler S Gibb, JD, PhD

Tyler S Gibb, JD, PhD
Tyler S Gibb, JD, PhD

Co-Chief, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law

Assistant Professor, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law


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1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law

Dr. Gibb is an assistant professor in the Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law. He is also the Vice-Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB). He completed a clinical ethics fellowship at University of California‐Los Angeles, Health System Ethics Center. Prior to that, he completed his PhD in Health Care Ethics from Saint Louis University. He also obtained a law degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law, where he was the editor in chief of the Journal of Health Law and Policy. His undergraduate studies were in Political Science and Medical Anthropology. He has authored a number of publications, including peer-reviewed and law review articles on clinical bioethics, health law, and research ethics.

Dr. Gibb’s research interests include the intersection of health law and clinical ethics, medical narratology, the politics of medicine, medical ethics pedagogy, cross‐cultural ethics, pediatric ethics, and neuroethics. His dissertation was a biopolitical deconstruction of the Terri Schiavo case.

His teaching experience includes coursework in clinical ethics at the undergraduate level, graduate level, in nursing and medical schools, and at the GME level (monthly IM Grand Rounds). He has spoken at numerous international and national academic presentations, and has extensive hands‐on experience in clinical ethics, having conducted nearly 400 ethics consultations in clinical settings.