Ryan R. Nash, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM

Ryan R. Nash, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM

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Dr. Nash has a strong background in ethics and palliative care, researching how medicine, moral philosophy and moral theology impact patients with advanced and serious illness. In addition to his leadership position in Bioethics, Dr. Nash is also the Hagop S. Mekhjian, MD, Chair in Medical Ethics and Professionalism and he has a faculty appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine with ongoing clinical work in the Department of Palliative Medicine.

As director of the Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Dr. Nash is responsible for providing leadership and administration for the Center and for ensuring state-of-the-art clinical care of patients, cutting-edge research and scholarship and quality programs for the education and training of healthcare professionals, including the establishment of a graduate and undergraduate curriculum in medical ethics and professionalism and a fellowship program in bioethics and professionalism at the OSU Medical Center.

Dr. Nash came to the OSU from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB), where he served as the Director of Ethics Education, Chair of Clinical Ethics, and Director of the Palliative Care Leadership Center (a partnership between the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care). While in Alabama, Dr. Nash also served as Chief of Staff of the Jefferson County Health System and Cooper Green Mercy Hospital. He is also currently an adjunct Professor of Bioethics at Trinity Graduate School, Trinity International University in Illinois.

He serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and Christian Bioethics. He has written manuscripts and books and has presented numerous scientific papers and invited lectures at national and international meetings.

Dr. Nash received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and his master's degree in Bioethics from Trinity International University. He completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Texas Medical School, a fellowship in palliative medicine at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and was a fellow and visiting scholar at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Nash is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine and in hospice and palliative medicine.

Dr. Nash has repeatedly been named to the “America’s Best Doctors” and “World’s Best Doctors” lists.

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