Rachel Gur-Arie is an assistant professor with Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Her expertise lies at the intersection of ethics, global health and policy. Prior to joining ASU, she was a Hecht-Levi postdoctoral Fellow, focused on ethics and infectious disease, jointly appointed at the Berman Institute of Bioethics of Johns Hopkins University and The Wellcome Center for Ethics and Humanities at the University of Oxford, supported by the Wellcome Trust. She completed her doctorate in health systems management and served as a Fulbright Scholar at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.
Dr. Gur-Arie specializes in the ethics of vaccine policy and decsion-making, specifically among healthcare workers. She is trained in global health, health systems management, and bioethics. Empirically, her work focuses on the qualitative investigation of vaccine hesitancy and behaviors of healthcare workers. Normatively, Dr. Gur-Arie contributes to the emerging field of global health bioethics by challenging and broadening existing norms regarding ethics of vaccination and healthcare worker professional responsibility.