• Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Research Statement

Dr. Kilbride's scholarship addresses the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetics and genomics, with a focus on direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing. Her current research is supported by a K01 Career Development Award from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). In addition to her ELSI work, Dr. Kilbride is also interested in ethical questions related to the physician-patient relationship and gatekeeping in medicine.

Research Keywords

  • Genetic Testing
  • Direct-to-consumer
  • Biomedical Ethics


  • Madison Kilbride, Steven Joffe & Holly Fernandez Lynch (2022). FDA-approved drugs should be over-the-counter by default. Philadelphia Inquirer. Published, 09/06/2022.