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Sheena M. Eagan is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies at East Carolina University.

Dr. Eagan was awarded her PhD in the medical humanities from the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Her doctoral studies focused on medical ethics and the history of medicine. She also holds a MPH from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and a BA in philosophy and history from the University of New Brunswick.

Dr. Eagan is a champion with the Center for Medicine After the Holocaust, and is trained to educate medical students, and physicians about medicine during the holocaust using history and ethics. She has also worked closely with the International Committee of Military Medicine, lecturing at their annual workshop on military medical ethics. Dr. Eagan has published articles in peer review journals, military-specific journals and contributed to an edited book on the topic of Ethics during the recent Ebola epidemic. She has also presented papers at academic conferences in North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.

Dr. Eagan has taught courses on the general topics of ethics, medical ethics, and the medical humanities, as well as specialized seminars on military ethics and the ethics of war, the ethics of sexuality, and public health ethics.

Dr. Eagan’s research interests include: Medical Humanities, Military Medicine/Military Ethics, Public health ethics and the History of medicine.