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Kirk, Timothy

Kirk, Timothy

Professor of Philosophy

History, Philosophy and Anthropology

Phone: 718-262-5316
Office Location: AC-3D08B

Timothy W. Kirk, PhD is professor of philosophy, specializing in healthcare ethics with an emphasis on hospice and palliative care. He also holds an appointment in the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Kirk is a board-certified ethics consultant with MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care, one of the largest hospice and palliative care programs in New York State, and consults nationally with hospice and palliative care organizations.

Together with Bruce Jennings, he is editor of Hospice Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2014).

Office Hours

Tuesdays1:00-2:00 pm by appointment
Thursdsays3:15-4:00 pm by appointment
I am quite available to meet. Just email me:


PhD Villanova University Philosophy 2004 
MA Villanova University Philosophy 1998 
BA Bucknell University History & Philosophy 1993 

Areas of Expertise

  • Healthcare Ethics
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Ethics
  • Philosophy of Nursing
  • Public Health

Publications in Field Of Expertise