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2010 National Youth Science Camp®
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Sam Hensley

Dr. Sam Hensley


Medical Lab Director (GI), University of Mississippi Bioethics Center

samuelhensley@mbhs.org





Dr Samuel Hensley, in addition to practicing medicine, serves as Bioethics Consultant to Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and has a teaching appointment at the University of Mississippi Medical School in pathology and ethics. He is a Fellow at the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity in Chicago and serves on the CMDA National Ethics Commission. Dr. Hensley received his MD from West Virginia University in 1979, completed a Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in 1983 at Wilford Hall in San Antonio and a Fellowship in Neuropathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in 1985. He recently received a Master’s Degree in Bioethics from Trinity University in Deerfield, IL and he serves on the Health and Human Services Committee in Washington that advises the President and Congress on issues surrounding organ transplantation and procurement (ACOT). He and his wife, Elizabeth, recently developed an elective in bioethics for fourth year medical students at the University of Mississippi.

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