Amy Haddad, PhD, MSN, MFA, RN, FAAN
Amy M. Haddad, PhD, MFA, MSN, RN, Professor Emerita, Creighton University
Amy Haddad has made substantial and sustained contributions to nursing and to healthcare ethics that have had significant national impact. Her seminal contributions span academia, policy and research. She is a national leader in nursing ethics, having co-led the Legacy Project, which documented and highlighted the contributions of many leading nurse ethicists. Amy served as President of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) and ably led the organization through the debate and decisions about the pursuit of certification for healthcare ethics consultants across the country.
Amy graduated from Creighton University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, an MSN in medical/surgical nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, a PhD in adult and continuing education from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Queens University in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Haddad has educated nurses and pharmacists at Creighton University since 1988 where she also held the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Endowed Chair in the Health Sciences. In addition, Amy served as Director of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton University from 2005 – 2018. She now holds the rank of Professor Emerita. She co-edited and co-authored multiple editions of influential casebooks on pharmacy ethics, and on biomedical ethics, and several editions of Health Professional and Patient Interaction. Each of these books has contributed to ethics education in innumerable health care professionals. Amy brought national recognition to Creighton University when she was selected in 2001 to be part of the Pew National Fellowship Program for Carnegie Scholars, studying the impact of patient simulations on healthcare professional learning.