Andy Lampkin, Ph.D., currently teaches bioethics at AdventHealth University (AHU). In 2000, he earned a Ph.D. degree from Vanderbilt University in the program, Religion, Ethics, and Society. He has focused much of his academic career on the intersections of Christian faith, health care, public health, and social justice. Prior to joining the faculty at AHU, Dr. Lampkin served on the faculty of Oakwood University where he taught Christian Ethics and Social Ethics from 1999 to 2006. While at Oakwood University he served on the Faculty Senate and was chair of the Judiciary committee. In 2006 he accepted a faculty appointment at Loma Linda University where he taught until 2017. While at Loma University he served on the Institutional Review Board from 2006 – 2017 and the Research Conflict of Interest Committee for nearly a decade. Dr. Lampkin has received funding from the NIH to better understand the Barriers to Health Research Among African American Seventh-day Adventists. Additionally, he has served as an advisor and consultant to Adventist Health Study II, a nationwide longitudinal study. In addition to teaching he works at the intersection of academic bioethics and practical bioethics serving on the Florida Hospital’s Ethics committee and chairs Adventist University of Health Sciences’ Institutional Review Board.