PhD in Philosophy, University College London: 2007
Carina is the Benjamin Rabinowitz Chair in Medical Ethics and a member of the Program on Ethics at the Philosophy Department, University of Washington (UW). She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Bioethics and Humanities, UW.
Carina works on a range of topics in the ethics of medicine, healthcare, and public and population health, as well as in social and political philosophy. She is particularly interested in research and teaching at the intersection of social justice, health and medicine. She is currently working on projects and papers related to:
- mental health, well-being and injustice;
- a theoretical framework for health equity;
- agency, structure and the social determinants of health;
- a feminist conception of justice for bioethics;
- relational egalitarianism, distributive justice and privilege;
- intersectionality and global health technologies.
She teaches courses on Public Health Ethics, Medical Ethics, Justice, and Feminism.
Carina serves on the advisory committee for the Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race (WISIR) and co-organizes the Health & Inequality Network (THINK) at UW.
After completing her PhD at University College London, she conducted research on occupational health and its policy for UK industry and government. Before joining UW, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Philosophy Department and the Institute of Biomedical Ethics at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.