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Sungwoo Um, PhD

Sungwoo Um, PhD

Sungwoo Um is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Bioethics. He has received degrees in Philosophy from Duke University (PhD), Oxford University (BPhil), and Yonsei University (BA and MA). His dissertation explores the nature and value of intimate relationships (e.g., parent-child relationship and friendship) in terms of virtue. His current research in bioethics addresses issues related to the virtue and vices in autonomy and the relationship between health care provider and patient.

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