David Toole, PhD, MPH, MTS

is Associate Professor of the Practice of Theology, Ethics, and Global Health, and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Initiatives. Professor Toole is jointly appointed in the Divinity School, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and the Global Health Institute. He teaches courses on global health and health systems, and on various topics in ethics including ethics and humanitarianism, ethics and Native America, and ethics and environmental policy. He is the author of Waiting for Godot in Sarajevo: Theological Reflections on Nihilism, Tragedy, and Apocalypse, and his current research focuses on the role of mission hospitals in African health systems.