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Matthew DeCamp

Assistant Professor

Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and in the Johns Hopkins Division of General Internal Medicine.  A practicing internist, his current research interests include social media and medical professionalism, ethical issues in health reform (focusing on accountable care organizations), and global health (with special emphasis on short-term global health training). After graduating from Purdue University (2000) with a degree in biochemistry, he entered the Medical Scientist (MD/PhD) Training Program at Duke University.  His PhD (philosophy) thesis was entitled, “Global Health: A Normative Analysis of Intellectual Property Rights and Global Distributive Justice.” From 2008-2010 he was an internal medicine resident at the University of Michigan before completing a joint post-doctoral fellowship (2013) at Johns Hopkins in General Internal Medicine and Bioethics & Health Policy (through a Greenwall Fellowship).  Dr. DeCamp’s research includes both conceptual and empirical methods.  Additional relevant experience includes Institutional Review Board membership, as well as teaching and mentorship recently recognized with a 2013 Excellence in Global Health Advising Award by the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health.  In Spring 2014, he will teach a dual level course, “Global Health and Human Rights: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Implications.” 

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