Laura Williamson

Associate Professor

Laura Williamson

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Department of Institute for Public and Preventive Health

  • CJ 2326


  • Ph.D., Philosophy University of Liverpool, 2002

  • BA, Classical Studies and Theology and Religious Studies University of Surrey, 1994

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PHIL 6950

    Special Topics in Philosophy: Bioethics Capstone
  • MEDI 6300

    Career Paths in Med


Selected Recent Publications

  • Substance Use Disorders, Stigma and Ethics, 2022
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • The ethical impact of mandating children vaccination: The importance of the clinical encounter", 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Creating an ethical culture to support recovery from substance use disorders, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The development and psychometric testing of three instruments that measure person-centred caring as three concepts--Personalization, participation and responsiveness, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 开发三个衡量以人为本关怀的工具, 并测试其心理测量特性——个性化, 参与性和响应性, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Advising Leadership through Ethics Executive Group 2020 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Selection Committee Assistant Professor Bioethics 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Graduate Certificate in Bioethics Oversight Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee Senior Program Director MPH 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Provost's Institute and Center Directors Group 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Clinical Ethics Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Topics editor 2020 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • 2004 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor

Public Service

  • Leading development of Mentoring Initiative Laney Walker High School/AU 2021 - Present

    Role: Other