Tom May, PhD
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Institute for Health and Society
Tom May is an Associate Professor in the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities within the Institute for Health and Society, and he teaches the required course 18250 Balancing Harms and Individual and Community Interests: Ethical Issues in Public Health for the MPH program. His research focuses on moral, social and political issues in public health and health care policy, including issues of justice, bioterrorism defense and response, childhood vaccination, and pandemic flu preparedness. Dr. May has published a number of articles and authored two books in these areas, and he has served as a consultant to the Florida Department of Health as a member of the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on Philosophy and Medicine and as Chair of the American Public Health Association ‘Ethics Forum’.