Final Oral Examination – Nicole Piemonte
The University Of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the Medical Humanities Graduate Program are pleased to announce the final examination of Nicole Piemonte for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. The title of her dissertation is "When Suffering Heals: How Embracing Our Shared Vulnerability Can Restore Medical Education and Practice".
- Chair: Michele Carter, PhD, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and Frances C. and Courtney M. Townsend, Sr., MD Professor in Medical Ethics, Interim Director and Member, Institute for the Medical Humanities, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
- Anne Hudson Jones, PhD, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Interim Director, Medical Humanities Graduate Program, Harris L. Kempner Chair in the Humanities in Medicine, Member, Institute for the Medical Humanities, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
- Steven Lieberman, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Senior Dean for Administration, Dean of Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
- Ronald Carson, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Harris Kempner Distinguished Professor, Institute for the Medical Humanities, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
- Ramsey Eric Ramsey, PhD, Associate Dean, Barret-The Honors College, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
- Kevin Aho, PhD, Professor, Department of Communication and Philosophy, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL
All faculty and students are invited to attend, but are required to sit quietly. Only members of the supervisory committee are permitted to speak to the candidate during the defense. All guests will be asked to leave the room at the end of the defense while the committee members deliberate.