From the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) website:
Hudson Jones, PhD is the Hobby Family Professor in Medical Humanities
at the Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities at UTMB-Galveston.
When she joined UTMB's Institute for the Medical Humanities (IMH) in
1979, Jones was one of the first literature scholars in the country to
hold a faculty position in a medical school. A founding editor in 1982
of the flagship journal of her field Literature and Medicine, Jones
served as editor-in-chief for more than a decade and remains a senior
consulting editor of the journal. She has published widely in humanities
and biomedical journals and has published two books: Images of Nurses
in History, Art and Literature and, with Faith McLellan, Ethical Issues
in Biomedical Publication. Jones has received many awards for her
research and teaching, from groups such as the American College of
Physicians, the American Medical Writers Association, and the American
Osler Society, as well as UTMB’s Academy of Master Teachers Lifetime
Achievement Award in Education, and the University of Texas Regents
Outstanding Teaching Award. Last year she was named a UTMB Living Legend
and this year received its Rose Grundfest Schneider, PhD Award for
excellence in medical humanities.
The ASBH Lifetime
Achievement Award is the Society's highest honor. It recognizes a
distinguished individual for excellence in bioethics and/or the health
humanities. It is given in recognition of longstanding achievement in
bioethics and/or the health humanities.