James DuBois is the Steven J. Bander Professor of Medical Ethics and Professionalism, Professor of Psychology and Professor of Medicine as well as the Director of the Center for Clinical and Research Ethics at Washington University School of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University, where he was the inaugural Hubert Mäder Professor of Health Care Ethics and Director of the Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics. DuBois completed his PhD in philosophy at the International Academy of Philosophy in Liechtenstein and his DSc in psychology at the University of Vienna in Austria, where he focused on cross-cultural moral psychology. He directs the NIH-funded Professionalism and Integrity Program (PI Program), which offers personalized assessments, a group workshop, and post-workshop coaching calls to help researchers operate professionally in today’s complex environments. He is the founding Editor (with Ana Iltis) of Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. He is a Board Certified Coach (BCC) specialized in career coaching for researchers.
DuBois directs the Professional and Social Issues Lab within the Department of Medicine, which conducts social science research aimed at understanding barriers and facilitators to research integrity and professionalism.