Ross D. Silverman
Professor of Public Health & Law (secondary appointment)
IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health
714 N. Senate Avenue, EF 200
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 278-3776
Ross D. Silverman, JD, MPH, is Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI with a secondary appointment at IU McKinney School of Law. From 1998-2013, he was faculty at Southern Illinois University Schools of Medicine and Law, where he last served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Humanities and Professor of Psychiatry at SIU School of Medicine, and Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at SIU School of Law. His research interests include legal, ethical and policy issues in public health and medicine, professional school admissions, interdisciplinary curriculum development, medical humanities, human rights, and patient safety. He is a member of the American Public Health Association Action Board and past chair of the APHA Health Law Special Primary Interest Group (now the Law Section). While in Springfield, Illinois, he served as an appointed Commissioner to the Springfield Disabilities Commission, a board member of the Springfield School District Foundation, and as a member of the Memorial Medical Center Human Values and Ethics Committee.