James DuBois, PhD, DSc

Washington University in St. Louis

James Dubois, Steven J. Bander Professor of Medical Ethics and Professionalism, Professor of Psychology, and Director of the Center for Clinical & Research Ethics at Washington University School of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University, where he was the inaugural Hubert Mäder Professor of Health Care Ethics and Director of the Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics. DuBois completed his PhD in philosophy at the International Academy of Philosophy in Liechtenstein and his DSc in psychology at the University of Vienna in Austria, where he focused on cross-cultural moral psychology. He directs the NIH-funded Professionalism and Integrity in Research Program (PI Program), which offers personalized assessments, a group workshop, and post-workshop coaching calls to help researchers operate professionally in today’s complex environments. He is the founding Editor (with Ana Iltis) of Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. He is a Board Certified Coach (BCC) specialized in career coaching for researchers. His research interests include: research ethics in mental health, understanding and preventing ethical lapses in healthcare and research, ethics in organ transplantation, assessing moral development and education, and empirical research on ethical issues.