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Elizabeth Fenton

Elizabeth Fenton

Elizabeth Fenton, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Elizabeth Fenton received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Virginia in 2008, and her MPH, also from UVA, in 2012. During her postdoctoral fellowship in the Program in Ethics and Health her research focused on the prioritization of health resources, particularly with respect to high-cost cancer treatments. Dr. Fenton has published articles on genetic enhancement, conscientious objection in healthcare, health resource allocation, the human right to health, and bioethics and human rights. She is co-editor, with John Arras and Rebecca Kukla, of the forthcoming Routledge Companion to Bioethics. Dr. Fenton is currently on the staff of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues in Washington, DC.