Anne Barnhill, PhD
Anne Barnhill, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Barnhill is a philosopher and bioethicist. She works on food ethics, food policy, public health ethics, the ethics of obesity prevention and healthy eating policies, and the ethics of influence and consent in research and clinical practice. Her recent work includes papers on the ethics of policies that limit food choice and the ethics of clinical use of placebos. Along with the philosophers Mark Budolfson and Tyler Doggett, she is co-writing The Ethics of Food: An Introductory Textbook (Oxford University Press) and co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics.