Ethics Talk: Illuminating the Science of Art


Artist and researcher Dr Mark Gilbert joins Ethics Talk to discuss arts-based research: what it is, who it’s for, and why we should pay closer attention to it as a method of clinical inquiry.

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Mark Gilbert, PhD is an associate professor in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), where he is participating faculty member in UNO’s Medical Humanities Program. He received a PhD from the Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. As an artist, teacher, and researcher, he has worked on a number of high-profile, art-based research projects using portraiture to illuminate patient and caregiver experience of illness, recovery, and care.

Recorded March 15, 2022.


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