Faculty Member Bruce Greenfield Invited to Become a Faculty Member of the Emory University Center for Ethics


Bruce Greenfield, PhD, PT, has been invited to become a member of the faculty for the Emory University Center for Ethics. This invitation was extended in recognition of Dr. Greenfield’s support of research, teaching, and the practice of eithics and related fields at Emory University.

Dr. Greenfield is currently the Assistant Director and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation, Emory University School of Medicine. He also is the Chair of the Admissons Committee. He is completing a Master’s degree in Bioethics from Loyola University in Chicago and serves on the Emory University Hospital Ethics Committee. He continues to teach and pursue scholarly activities in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, as well as examine and teach about issues related to personal and professional moral and ethical practice.

Dr. Greenfield’s paper examining the role of emotions on ethical decision making was awarded the Section on Education 2008 Stanford Award recognizing the author of a paper containing the most influential education ideas. He was recently awarded the 2009 Stanford award for the article, Greenfield B, Goldberg A, Wolf S, Curtis K. The ethical, social, legal implications associated with genetics: implications for physical therapy education. J Physical Therapy Ed – 2008, 22; 1; 4 – 12. He is currently doing research about the nature of caring in clinical practice from both the clinicians and patients’ perspectives.