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Katrina Bramstedt

Professor, Medical Ethics, Bond University

I am a medical ethicist with specialty expertise in matters pertaining to organ donation, transplantation, and critical care medicine. In addition to conducting over 800 ethics consultations, I have written several books, including FINDING YOUR WAY: A MEDICAL ETHICS HANDBOOK FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES, as well as THE ORGAN DONOR EXPERIENCE: GOOD SAMARITANS AND THE MEANING OF ALTRUISM. I have also published over 75 articles in medical and bioethics journals.


  • 2014–present
    Professor, Medical Ethics, Bond University
  • 2012–2014
    Associate Professor, Medical Ethics, Bond University


  • 2002 
    Monash University, PhD - Community Medicine
  • 1998 
    Loma Linda University, MA - Clinical and Biomedical Ethics
  • 1989 
    Loma Linda University, BS - Health Science

Research Areas

  • Medical Ethics (220106)
  • Bioethics (Human And Animal) (220101)