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Karin Zucker

Lecturer Part-Time - Management

Contact Information

Email:  Karin_Zucker@baylor.edu
Fax:  (210) 221-6051
Mailing Address:  Army Med Dept Ctr & School
Ft. Sam Houston, TX  78234

Office Hours

Tuesday, 0630 to 1200, 1300 to 1500
Wednesday, 1100 to 1150
Thursday, 0630 to 1000
by appointment

Educational Background

  • BA, Quincy College
  • JD, Univ Missouri Kansas City
  • MA - Philosophy, Boston College
  • LLM - Law, George Washington University

Work Experience

  • Professor, Baylor University (October 2010 - Present)
  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (1994 - 2010)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston (1992 - 2003)
  • Adjunct, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (1988 - 1997)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropica Medicine (1987 - 1987)
  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (1987 - 1994)
  • LTC, US Army Reserve (1987 - 1991)
  • Adjutant Associate Professor of Health Science, Texas Wesleyan College (1986 - 1993)
  • Associate Professor of Health Management, University of Maryland (1983 - 1983)
  • Captain (1974) - Major (1987) - Active Duty, US Army (1974 - 1987)
  • Instructor, Kansas City Community College (1973 - 1974)

Consulting

  • Academic, Department of Defense, World-Wide (1987 - Present)

Awards and Honors

  • Superior Civilian Service Award, US Army (2014)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2011)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2009)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2008)
  • Faculty Service Award for 2006-2007, Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration (2007)
  • Invited Faculty (Medical Law and Medical Ethics), European Summer University in Medical Law and Ethics (2007)
  • Invited Faculty (Medical Law and Medical Ethics), European Summer University in Medical Law and Ethics in Toulouse, France(2007 - 2010), European Union (2007)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2007)
  • Researcher of the Year for 2006-2007, Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in health and Business Administration (2007)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2006)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2005)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2004)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2003)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2002)
  • Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, US Army (2001)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2001)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, National Ethics Bowl. (2000)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, Ethics Bowl (1999)
  • Invited judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, Ethics Bowl (1998)
  • Invited Judge for National/International Ethics Bowl, Ethics Bowl (1997)
  • Meritorious Civilian Service Award, US Army (1994)
  • Member of the Regiment, US Army Medical Department (1991)
  • Order of Military Medical Merit, US Army Medical Department (1991)
  • Friend of the Regiment, U.S. Army Medical Department (1987)
  • Meritorious Service Medal, US Army (1987)
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Department of Defense (1986)
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal, Department of Defense (1986)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (1985)
  • Army Commendation Medal, US Army (1983)
  • Meritorious Service Medal, US Army (1981)
  • Consultant in Medical Jurisprudence to the Commanding General, 7th Medical Command, 7th Medical Command (Army Medical Command Europe (1980)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Admission: District of Columbia Court of Appeals (1987 - Present)
  • Admission: United States Supreme Court (1976 - Present)
  • Admission: United States Court of Miltary Appeals (1974 - Present)
  • Admission: Supreme Court of Missouri (1973 - Present)
  • Admission: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1973 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
  • Co-chair of Poster Session, 2006-2007; Chair of Poster Session, 2008-2016; Board of Govenors 2013-2016, American College of Legal Medicine
  • Life member, Judge Advocates Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Program committee and submission reviewer (2016 mtg), Association of Practical and Professional Ethics

Biography

KARIN WAUGH ZUCKER is a Professor of Healthcare Administration and Managemet, Baylor University, and a Consultant in Bioethics to Brooke Army Medical Center. She teaches, or has taught, health care law, managed care law, health care contracting, health politics and policy, negotiations, international health, human resources management, and ethics --introduction to medical ethics, clinical ethics, organizational ethics, the law and ethics of war and terrorism, and Medical Ethics in Film. Professor Zucker received her B.A. in political science from Quincy College in Quincy, Illinois; her M.A. in philosophy from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; her J.D. from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Missouri; and her M.F.S. and LL.M. from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. She also completed a Fellowship in Legal Medicine at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C. Among her assignments while on active duty with the Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Army, were tours as the Command Judge Advocate for the U.S. Army Medical Command Europe (7th Medical Command) and as the Legal Counsel for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and the Collaborative Center for the Investigation of AIDS. While in the Army, she also held academic appointments at the University of Maryland, the University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, Texas Wesleyan University, and Tulane University. She is now a Department of the Army civilian employee with the Army - Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration at the Army Medical Department Center and School. Professor Zucker is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine and a member of the Association of Professional and Practical Ethics. She has lectured widely on legal medicine and bioethics and, since 2007, has been a member of the faculty of the European Summer University on Medical Ethics and Law in Toulouse, France.

Publications

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Foundations in the Law: Classic Cases in Medical Ethics," No. 2, (2014), pp. 226.

"Health Law for Federal Sector Administrators," Vol. 1 & 2, (2013), pp. 966.

"Federal (USA) Legislation in Support of the Public Health," No. 2010, (2010), pp. 23-30.

"The National Practitioner Data Bank: An Effort to Improve the Quality of Care in the United States of America," No. 2010, (2010), pp. 243-248.

"What a Difference a Year Makes! --or-- Whatever Happened to Obama Care?," Les Etudes Hospitalieres Editions, No. 2010, (2010).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Consent to Medical Care," US Army Medical Department. Journal, No. January - March 2010, (2010), pp. 24-27.

"Restrictions on Liability and Awards in Medical Malpractice in the United States of America," , Toulouse, 2008, pp. 137-145.

"Theories of Medical Liability in the United States of America," , Toulouse, 2008, pp. 137-145.

"Timeline of Medical Ethics," , Ft. Sam Houston, TX, 2008.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Health Law for Federal Health Care Administrators," Vol. 2 volumes, No. 11, (2008), pp. 1112.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Executive competencies of nurses in the Veterans Health Administration," Military Medicine, Vol. 173, No. 1, (January 2008), pp. 47-53 (coauthors: A. David Mangelsdorff).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Foundations in the Law: Classic Cases in Medical Etjocs," No. 3rd, (January 2003).

"Federal Healthcare Contracting Dictionary," No. 1 & 2, (2000), pp. 127.

"Health Law of Military Nurse Anesthetists: A Source Book," (1992).

"Legal Guide for Men and Women Entering the Armed Forces," (1988).

Presentations and Proceedings

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"," presented at the 118th Annual Meeting of th Association of Militar Surgeons of the United States, Seattle, WA, 2014.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"The Federal Tort Claims Act and Laibility of the Federal Healthcare Profivers," presented at the 118th Annual Meeting of th Association of Militar Surgeons of the United States, Seattle, WA, 2014 (coauthors: K. Zucker).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Federal Tort Law and Liability of Federal Healthcare Providers," presented at the 119th Annual Meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Washington, DC, 2014 (coauthors: K. Zucker).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Medical Ethics 101 (Clinical)," presented at the 119th Annual Meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Washington, DC, 2014 (coauthors: M. Boyle).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Government Contracting: Getting What You Want from Your Next Government Contract," presented at the 119th Annual Meeting ofk the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Washington, DC, 2014 (coauthors: K. Zucker).

"A Non-Academic Way of Approaching Medical Ethics," Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine, Orlando, FL, 2014.

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine, Dallas, TX, 2014, pp. 60 (coauthors: K. Zucker).

"Health Care Fraud - FY 2012," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine, Dallas, TX, 2014, Vol. 54, pp. 59 (coauthors: J. Lavoie, K. LoFrance, S. Kruse, K. Zucker, M. Boyle, T. Brooks).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Landmarks from the Law: Class Cases in Medical Ethics," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine, Dallas, TX, 2014, No. 54, pp. 124-127 (coauthors: K Zucker).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"U.S. v. Karl Brandt: The Doctors Trial at Nurnberg," presented at the World War II Military, Medical Training Conferencce, Ft. Sam Houston, TX, 2014.

"Something the Lord Made: A Great Ethics Movie," Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine, Dallas, TX, 2014, pp. 69 (coauthors: S. Lent, J. Justin, K. Zucker).
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