Anne Barnhill, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Anne Barnhill, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy. Her research focuses on the ethics of public health policy and the ethics of food, including the ethics of healthy eating policy and obesity prevention. Anne received her PhD in philosophy from New York University in 2009. Before coming to Penn in 2012, she had a postdoctoral fellowship in ethics at Harvard University and the Greenwall Fellowship in Bioethics and Health Policy at Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University. Her recent work on obesity prevention policy and other topics has appeared in the American Journal of Public Health, the Hastings Center Report, and the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, among other journals. She is currently co-writing The Ethics of Food: An Introductory Textbook for Oxford University Press and co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics.

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