Prof. Brent M. Kious, PhD


Dr. Kious’s current research encompasses theoretical work in bioethics and scientific research related to the epidemiology and treatment of depression. His research in bioethics is focused on the role of values in medicine, and in particular, on the role of suffering in the legalization of medical aid-in-dying. He was selected as a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in bioethics in 2020.

His scientific work focuses on developing novel interventions for the treatment of major depressive disorder. These interventions are inspired by epidemiological research related to the effects of altitude on the risk of major depressive disorder and suicide. 



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