Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Erin Gentry Lamb, PhD, is Associate Professor of Bioethics and Faculty Lead of the Humanities Pathway at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Trained in the field of literature, her research interests include aging and ageism, disability, death and dying, health care and social justice, and the pedagogy and field formation of age studies and health humanities. She co-edited Research Methods in the Health Humanities (Oxford, 2019) and co-authors the comprehensive report on Baccalaureate Health Humanities Programs in the United States. Her scholarly work appears in such forums as The Journal of Medical Humanities, The Health Humanities Reader, The International Journal of Aging and Society, and Age, Culture, Humanities with forthcoming pieces addressing aging and ageism in The Disability Bioethics Reader, The Encyclopaedia of Health Humanities, and Keywords in Health Humanities. A founding member and past-chair of the North American Network in Aging Studies, she has chaired the National Women’s Studies Association’s Aging and Ageism Caucus as well as the executive committees of the Modern Language Association’s Forums on Age Studies and on Medical Humanities and Health Studies. She currently co-chairs the Health Humanities Consortium and serves on the Program Planning Committee for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.