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Hunter Smith (MBE student)

Hunter Jackson Smith, MD, MPH is a Master of Bioethics student. He is currently a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and a second-year resident in General Preventive Medicine at the Uniformed Services University and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is an active member of several medical center ethics committees and enjoys bringing the knowledge he gains in class and applying it.

Hunter graduated from Tulane University with a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies. He couldn’t stay away from the crawfish etouffee, so lived in New Orleans four more years to earn his MD and MPH in Epidemiology from Tulane University. Hunter completed his intern year at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Hunter’s research interests include the intersection of epidemiology and bioethics, the construction and application of ethical health policy, and military bioethics.

Selected publications:

Smith, HJ. 2016. “The ethical implications and religious significance of organ transplantation payment systems.” Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy. 19(1): 33-44. PMID: 25772853.