James B Tubbs

James B Tubbs

Adjunct Instructor

James B Tubbs
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 339
Phone: 313-578-0355
James B Tubbs
Areas of Expertise:
Health Care Ethics
Christian Ethics


  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • M.A., University of Virginia
  • B.S., Hampden-Sydney College


Professor Tubbs teaches theological ethics and applied ethics, particularly in health care. Tubbs' publications and professional presentations deal with Christian theology and the moral issues in biomedicine and health care policy. He serves on several local Institutional Ethics Committees and Institutional Review Boards and is a member of the Medical Ethics Resource Network of Michigan. He is author of Christian Theology and Medical Ethics: Four Contemporary Approaches and A Handbook of Bioethics Terms. In 1996, he received the President's Award for Faculty Excellence in the College of Liberal Arts. Previously, he has served as department chair. He joined Detroit Mercy in 1986.