David Toole
Associate Professor of the Practice of Theology, Ethics, and Global Health

David Toole has a joint appointment in the Global Health Institute, the Divinity School, and the Kenan Institute for Ethics. His recent courses include Global Health Systems, Global Health as a Moral Enterprise, Challenges of Living and Ethical Life, and Life, the Universe, and Everything: How to Ask the Right Questions in a World without Answers. His research centers on questions concerning what it means to be human, and on the role of mission hospitals in African health systems.

Current Research Interests

Hospitals--especially mission hospitals in East Africa
Broad issues in the humanities focusing on questions concerning what it means to be human

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 310 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
  • Box 90968, Durham, NC 27708-0968

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