Primary Faculty

Keith G. Meador, M.D.

Director, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Health Policy
Professor, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society
Professor, Graduate Department of Religion

M.P.H., University of North Carolina
Th.M., Duke University
M.D., University of Louisville (MEDICINE)
B.A., Vanderbilt University

Brief Bio
Dr. Meador joined the faculty in 2010 coming from Duke University where he established and directed centers in the Medical Center and Divinity School focused on the intersections of religion and health. His scholarship builds on his clinical, research, and teaching background in mental health, practical theology, and public health seeking a better understanding of the interaction of individual and socio-cultural contributors to health and human flourishing. He also directs the national initiative, Mental Health and Chaplaincy, for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Clinical Interests
Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Adult Psychotherapy

Research Interests
Religion and health, Narrative constructs in mental health, Public health as a paradigm for understanding health and health care

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