Mackenzie Graham

mackenzie graham

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Mackenzie is a Senior Research Fellow in Imaging and Data Ethics, at the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities. He received a PhD in Philosophy from Western University in 2016, and was a Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics from 2018-2019.

Graham M. 2020. Precedent autonomy and surrogate decision-making after severe brain injury. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (accepted).

Graham M. 2020. Burying our mistakes: Dealing with prognostic uncertainty after severe brain injury. Bioethics. DOI: 10.1111/bioe.12737

Graham M. 2019. Residual cognitive capacities in patients with cognitive motor dissociation, and their implications for suffering. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, (forthcoming).

My current area of research concerns the ethical issues presented by integrating machine learning and other kinds of artificial intelligence into clinical practice. What are our obligations with respect to the sharing of our personal health data, and how should we understand its value?  I am also interested in the philosophy of well-being, particularly how theories of well-being are applied in difficult cases, such as patients with disorders of consciousness. Are these patients capable of having lives worth living, and how ought we to make decisions on their behalf?

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