MEET DR. KNOPES
DR. JULIA KNOPES is a Research Associate in the Case Western Reserve University Department of Bioethics. She completed her doctoral work in medical anthropology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio. She is an ethnographer of medical education and physician practice in the United States, with a particular interest on the role of ignorance in physician socialization. Learn more about Dr. Knopes' research and find out about her latest publications and presentations in her CV.
Dr. Knopes and her husband live outside of Cleveland with their two dogs and cat. Dr. Knopes is a public speaker and peer support facilitator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness chapter in Lake County, Ohio.
Dr. Knopes has extensive experience in ethnographic research, medical and health humanities pedagogy, program administration, and curricular design. She is passionate about the inclusion of social sciences and humanities into contemporary health professions training and bioethics education.
Dr. Knopes' research and pedagogy is informed by medical anthropology and sociology, bioethics, science and technology studies (STS), and ethnographic methods. With intensive training in both the humanities and social sciences, she brings a robust, interdisciplinary perspective to all dimensions of her work.