My interests and expertise range from the history of medicine to the ethics of future technology. See below for some of my recent work (these links will take you off-site):
Science and technology ethics:
For my very latest writing, see
The Matrix At 20: Did We Take The Blue Pill?, Forbes, 2019
Can Telehealth Be Convenient and Compassionate?, TechEngage, 2019
Will All This New Med Tech Compromise Our Privacy?, TechEngage, 2019
When Clinical Trials Are Marketing Ploys, Not Science, Forbes, 2018
Don’t Bet Your Life On Wearable Fitness Trackers, Huffington Post, 2018
Don’t Let Your Kids Give In to Robot Peer Pressure, Medium, Data Driven Investor, 2018
Precision Medicine’s Person Problem, A New Ethical Dimension, Cultures Magazine, 2017
Medicine and the medical humanities:
Talk To Your Doctor About Mozart, Medium, 2018
White Coats and Mild Manners: How to Style a Good Doctor, Aeon Magazine, 2017
Where In Your Body Is Your Soul?, The Daily Beast, 2017 (co-written with Candida Moss)
Click here for my interview with CNN International’s James Griffiths
Click here for my interview with award-winning author and medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris.
Click here for my interview with author, historian, and activist Alice Dreger.
Click here for my interview with historian and UCSB professor Terence Keel.