Supriya Subramani

Dr. Supriya Subramani

Dr. Supriya Subramani is a Lecturer in Sydney Health Ethics at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. Her research interests lie at the intersection of emotions, healthcare ethics and behaviour. She explores the moral subjectivities of individuals using qualitative methodology. In her current research, she examines how emotions, moral epistemology, and everyday interactions affect a person’s moral self; and how power is negotiated and challenged by individuals (patients, immigrants) in interpersonal interactions and institutions, especially in healthcare and social research. At the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich, she conducted postdoctoral research. She obtained her doctoral degree at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. Additionally, she was a Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Study in Bioethics, University of Munster, Germany (May-June 2015 and September-November 2016). She worked as a Project Associate in the Wellcome Trust-IIT Madras Project “Medical Ideas, Tools, Ethics and Pluralism in South India” for two years prior to her Ph.D. She has been affiliated with Health, Ethics, Law Institute of Research, Training, and Advocacy (HEaL), Mumbai, since February 2019. You can find her published works here.

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