Joel Wu
Office Address:
N521 Boynton
Mailing Address:

410 Church St SE
N504 Boynton
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Joel Wu, JD, MPH, MA, HEC-C

Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor, Center for Bioethics


Senior Lecturer, Division of Health Policy and Management
Ethics Committee Member, Abbott Northwestern Hospital


MA, Bioethics, Case Western University School of Medicine
MPH Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, School of Public Health
BS, Genetics and Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, University of Minnesota
JD, Case Western University School of Law


Joel Wu is the Center for Bioethics’ Clinical Ethics Assistant Professor and a senior lecturer in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health. Wu teaches courses at the intersection of law, medicine, and ethics. 

Previously Wu conducted health policy research and development at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine at the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) where he served as a study director on the Board on the Health of Select Populations and the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. Wu also worked as a research associate for the former Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution and completed post-doctoral fellowships at the Program in Bioethics and Professionalism at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and in Clinical Ethics at Children's Minnesota and Abbott Northwestern Hospitals in Minneapolis, MN.

Wu holds a JD and an MA in bioethics from Case Western Reserve University and an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. 


Public health ethics, Health policy, Clinical ethics .

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