The Center welcomes Assistant Professor Marleen Eijkholt

m-eijkholt-cropThe Center for Ethics is happy to announce the addition of a new faculty member, Dr. Marleen Eijkholt. Dr. Eijkholt is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Dr. Eijkholt is also a clinical ethicist for Spectrum Health System.

Dr. Eijkholt was most recently an Assistant Professor in Medical Humanities at Davidson College in Davidson, NC, and Co-Director of Clinical Ethics Consultation Service & Clinical Ethics at Charlotte Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. She received a JD (or LL.B./ LL.M.) from Maastricht University in The Netherlands, and a PhD in Bioethics & Medical Jurisprudence from University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Eijkholt’s research interests include clinical ethics consultation, reproductive ethics, neuroethics, bioethics and human rights; the broad array of ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI) in biomedicine, including rights in reproduction, stem cells, placebos, deep brain stimulation, and rights to experimental interventions. Visit Dr. Eijkholt’s faculty page to learn more about her work.