Thomas May PhD
Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Society
Research ExperienceAdvance DirectivesAmerican Public Health AssociationBioethical IssuesBioethicsDisaster MedicineDisaster PlanningDisastersDisease OutbreaksEthical TheoryEthicistsEthicsEthics CommitteesEthics Committees, ClinicalEthics Committees, ResearchEthics ConsultationEthics, ClinicalEthics, MedicalEthics, ResearchMass Casualty IncidentsMass ImmunizationPersonal AutonomyPublic HealthQuarantineethicsprevention and control
Clinical ExpertiseAdvance DirectivesBioethicsEthics CommitteesEthics Committees, ClinicalEthics ConsultationEthics, ClinicalEthics, Medical
Leadership PositionsAmerican Public Health Association, Chair, Ethics Forum (2002-2004).
American Philosophical Association, Committee on Philosophy and Medicine(2001-2004).
Department of Health and Human Services / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Chair: Special Emphasis Panel (04089) on “Factors Associated with the Uptake of Immunization Clinical Standards,” (2004).
Department of Health and Human Services / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Chair: Special Emphasis Panel (04090) on “Increasing Influenza Vaccination of Long Term Care Facility Staff,” (2004).
Last update: 07/15/2013
PublicationsDual use opportunity and public health infrastructure. (May T) J Med Ethics 2013 Apr;39(4):206-7 PMID: 23345570 More than cheating: deception, IRB shopping, and the normative legitimacy of IRBs. (Spellecy R, May T) J Law Med Ethics 2012;40(4):990-6 PMID: 23289700 Rethinking clinical risk for DNA sequencing. (May T) Am J Bioeth 2012;12(10):24-6 PMID: 22974026 Ethics, pandemics, and the duty to treat. (Malm H, May T, Francis LP, Omer SB, Salmon DA, Hood R) Am J Bioeth 2008 Aug;8(8):4-19 PMID: 18802849