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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, and an affiliated faculty with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician and an experienced clinical ethicist. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.
 
Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, and an affiliated faculty with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician and an experienced clinical ethicist. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, and an affiliated faculty member with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on pediatric research ethics, policy and ethics in human genetics, and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician and the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children's Hospital. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.
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===2018-10===
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Kyle received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Kyle practices and teaches at the downtown pediatric primary care clinic, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care.
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Kyle is married to his lovely wife Becky, and they are the proud parents of an 11 year old son and a 3 year old daughter.
  
 
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Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Intellectual Disability,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s developmental disability. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Intellectual Disability,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s developmental disability. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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===2017-11===
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville and an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.
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Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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===2018-04===
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.
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Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Dr. Brothers is also the principal investigator on an R01 study examining how networks of biorepositories can address their ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges.
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Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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===2018-05===
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.
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Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Prior to SouthSeq, Dr. Brothers served in a similar capacity for a project in the CSER1 Consortium entitled "Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Developmental Delay". Both projects include specific aims led by Dr. Brothers that are focused on return of results. The CSER1 project, for example, utilized a novel instrument created by Dr. Brothers and his team (the Preferences Instrument for Secondary Genomics Results (PIGSR) tool) to elicit preferences for receiving genomic secondary findings.
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Dr. Brothers is also the principal investigator on an R01 study examining how networks of biorepositories can address their ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges. One of the areas of focus for this study is the management of return of results across networks of biorepositories.
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Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Kyle B. Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is an experienced qualitative researcher, a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital.
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===2018-10===
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Dr. Brothers is also the principal investigator on an R01 study examining how networks of biorepositories can address their ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges. One of the areas of focus for this study is the management of return of results across networks of biorepositories. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Dr. Brothers' research focuses primarily in two areas: (1) Ethical issues in the translation of genomic technologies to clinical practice, and (2) research ethical issues encountered in the development and operation of biorepositories, data collections, and research networks. Dr. Brothers has conducted research in both the Electronic Medical Record and Genomics (eMERGE) Network and the Clinical-Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) Consortium. He has served on the external advisory board for a number of biorepository and cohort studies, and currently leads an NIH-funded research study examining the ethical issues raised by biorepositories that operate together in a network.
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Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and bioethicist who conducts research on ethical issues in the translation of genomic technologies to clinical practice, and research ethics issues encountered in the development and operation of biorepositories, data collections, and research networks. Dr. Brothers serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Latest revision as of 12:40, 23 August 2019

This document contains bios for various uses.

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Clinical Pediatrics or Clinical Ethics Focused

2008-12

Kyle Brothers joined Vanderbilt University’s Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society in July 2008 with an appointment as Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics. Within the Center, his work focuses on clinical ethics and the ethics of genetic research. His current research seeks to use the lens of virtue ethics to explore clinical decision making, including conscientious objection, end-of-life care, and family-provider conflict. He serves on the Clinical Ethics Consultation Service and the Hospital Ethics Committee. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices in the Division of General Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, with interests in preventive medicine and childhood obesity. Prior to joining the faculty in 2008, Dr. Brothers served as Chief Resident for Pediatrics. Dr. Brothers is also a graduate student in the Graduate Department of Religion. His graduate studies are oriented broadly within religious and philosophical ethics traditions, but with a focus on how these traditions inform contemporary medical practice. As an undergraduate, Brothers’ studies were divided among Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Religious Studies. He received his Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Centre College of Kentucky (BS, 2000). In 2004 he received his Doctor of Medicine degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in 2007.

2010-07

Kyle Brothers, M.D., is an Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society. An honors graduate of Centre College and the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he completed postgraduate training in Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where he also served as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. Dr. Brothers is a PhD student in Vanderbilt’s Graduate Department of Religion, where he studies the philosophical foundations for clinical and research ethics. He serves as a sub-investigator in the eMERGE (electronic MEdical Records and GEnomics) network, and serves as an ethics consultant for Vanderbilt’s genomic biorepository, BioVU, and Vanderbilt’s clinical pharmacogenomics effort, PREDICT. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices in the area of pediatric weight management in the Division of General Pediatrics.

2014-07

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. His research work focuses on the ethics of genetic research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices medicine in pediatric primary care. Dr. Brothers has extensive experience as a clinical ethics consultant, and currently serves on the ethics committee of Kosair Children’s Hospital. He is currently completing a PhD in Ethics and Society in the Graduate Department of Religion at Vanderbilt. Dr. Brothers received his Bachelor’s degree from Centre College of Kentucky and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in 2008.

2014-07

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. His research work focuses on the ethics of genetic research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices medicine in pediatric primary care. Dr. Brothers is also an experienced clinical ethics consultant, and currently serves on the ethics committee of Kosair Children’s Hospital. Dr. Brothers received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine, and completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. He is currently completing a PhD in Ethics and Society in the Graduate Department of Religion at Vanderbilt.

2015-02

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. His research focuses on the ethics of genetic research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices medicine at University of Louisville Pediatrics – Downtown. He is also an experienced clinical ethicist, and serves on the ethics committee of Kosair Children’s Hospital. Dr. Brothers received his Doctor of Medicine from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine and will soon receive a PhD in Ethics from Vanderbilt University, where he also completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics.

2015-02

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on the ethics of genetic research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices pediatric primary care in the outpatient setting. He is also an experienced clinical ethicist, and serves on the ethics committee of Kosair Children’s Hospital. Dr. Brothers received his Doctor of Medicine from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine and completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics.

2015-08

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on the ethics of genetic research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices pediatric primary care at University of Louisville Pediatrics Downtown Clinic. He is also an experienced clinical ethicist and serves on the ethics committee of Kosair Children’s Hospital. Dr. Brothers received his Doctor of Medicine from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

2015-08

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing pediatrician and experienced clinical ethicist. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

2015-11

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, and affiliated faculty with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician and an experienced clinical ethicist. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

2016-08

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, and an affiliated faculty with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician and an experienced clinical ethicist. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

2017-06

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, and an affiliated faculty member with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on pediatric research ethics, policy and ethics in human genetics, and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician and the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children's Hospital. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

2018-10

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Kyle received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Kyle practices and teaches at the downtown pediatric primary care clinic, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care.

Kyle is married to his lovely wife Becky, and they are the proud parents of an 11 year old son and a 3 year old daughter.

Genomics Focused

2009-12

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. He works on ethical and social issues related to genome-based biorepositories, including issues specific to pediatric biobanks. He is the ethics reviewer for Vanderbilt University’s DNA biorepository, BioVU, and has conducted research on parental attitudes toward BioVU’s pediatric expansion. Dr. Brothers is a member of the eMERGE (Electronic Medical Records and Genomics) consortium Consent and Community Consultation Committee and Return of Results Oversight Committee. Dr. Brothers also works in the area of clinical ethics. His research in this area relates to virtue ethics perspectives on clinical decision making, including conscientious objection, end-of-life care, and family-provider conflict. He serves on Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Clinical Ethics Consultation Service and Hospital Ethics Committee. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices in the Division of General Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children´s Hospital, with interests in preventive medicine and childhood obesity. He is also a PhD student in the Graduate Department of Religion, where he studies religious and philosophical ethics traditions, with a focus on how these traditions inform contemporary medical practice. He received his Bachelor´s degree from Centre College of Kentucky and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed residency and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children´s Hospital.

2013-03

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. His work focuses on the ethics of genetic research and the translation of genomic technologies into clinical care. He has worked closely with colleagues at Vanderbilt University on the ethical and regulatory implications of the opt-out biobank BioVU. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and practices medicine in both pediatric primary care and pediatric weight management. Dr. Brothers is currently completing a PhD in Ethics and Society in the Graduate Department of Religion at Vanderbilt. His graduate studies have focused on philosophies of medical practice and scientific epistemology, and the implications of these fields of knowledge to medical practice in the “Era of Personalized Medicine.” Dr. Brothers received his Bachelor’s degree from Centre College of Kentucky and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in 2008.

2013-04

Dr. Brothers is a general pediatrician who has completed a Clinical Ethics fellowship and will soon receive his PhD in Religious studies. He has worked in the past with the development of pediatric biobanks and the clinical implementation of pharmacogenetic testing. He has published manuscripts of his qualitative and quantitative research in the field as well as perspective pieces regarding biobanking and pharmacogenetic testing as well. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at the University of Louisville.

2014-01

Dr. Brothers has worked with BioVU, Vanderbilt University’s opt-out biorepository, as an co-investigator looking at issues related to research ethics and community engagement. He is also a lead investigator with a Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) project funded by NHGRI. This project examines issues related to return of results in pediatric clinical sequencing.

2014-08

Kyle Brothers, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, where he is also affiliated with the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. His work focuses on improving humanistic, person-centered outcomes in healthcare systems increasingly marked by technological tools, and more specifically the implications of using genome-scale sequencing for clinical care. He studies the implications of these technologies for healthcare professionals, patients and their family members, as well as the overall impact of these tools on the quality of healthcare. In one current project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s developmental disability. Dr. Brothers also studies research ethics issues related to genomic biorepositories and other types of genomic research. His work related to these aims utilizes four methodologies: (1) policy analysis, (2) conceptual analysis, (3) survey methods, and (4) qualitative research methods.

Topics of Interest: Research Ethics

  1. Return of Genomic Research Results and Research Participant Preferences
  2. Informed Consent for Pediatric Genomic Research
  3. Sharing of Data from Genomic Biorepositories
  4. Non-Consent Models of Biorepository Research

Clinical Ethics

  1. Utility of Genetic Diagnosis for Children with Disabilities
  2. Impact of Clinical Sequencing on Clinical Decision-Making of Primary Care Practitioners
  3. Impact of Clinical Sequencing on Uncertainty, Healthcare Utilization, and Health Behaviors of Pediatric and Adult Patients

2016-09

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville and an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Intellectual Disability,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s developmental disability. He also serves as a co-chair for the Pediatrics Workgroup of the CSER Consortium. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as a clinical ethicist at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

2017-03

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville and an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Intellectual Disability,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s developmental disability. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.


2017-11

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville and an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

2018-04

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Dr. Brothers is also the principal investigator on an R01 study examining how networks of biorepositories can address their ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges.

Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

2018-05

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Prior to SouthSeq, Dr. Brothers served in a similar capacity for a project in the CSER1 Consortium entitled "Genomic Diagnosis in Children with Developmental Delay". Both projects include specific aims led by Dr. Brothers that are focused on return of results. The CSER1 project, for example, utilized a novel instrument created by Dr. Brothers and his team (the Preferences Instrument for Secondary Genomics Results (PIGSR) tool) to elicit preferences for receiving genomic secondary findings.

Dr. Brothers is also the principal investigator on an R01 study examining how networks of biorepositories can address their ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges. One of the areas of focus for this study is the management of return of results across networks of biorepositories.

Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

2018-05

Kyle B. Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is an experienced qualitative researcher, a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital.

2018-10

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville, where he is also an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. He is currently the lead investigator for the ethics component of “South-Seq: DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South,” one of the projects comprising the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) Consortium. In this project he is examining the implications of sequencing technologies for families seeking a genetic diagnosis for their child’s newborn illness. Dr. Brothers is also the principal investigator on an R01 study examining how networks of biorepositories can address their ethical, legal, and regulatory challenges. One of the areas of focus for this study is the management of return of results across networks of biorepositories. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

2019-03

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brothers’ research focuses on policy and ethics in human genetics and the translation of health technologies into clinical care. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

2019-07

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers received his MD from the University of Louisville School Of Medicine. He completed his residency training and chief residency in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, and his PhD in Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Brothers is a practicing primary care pediatrician, and serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Brothers' research focuses primarily in two areas: (1) Ethical issues in the translation of genomic technologies to clinical practice, and (2) research ethical issues encountered in the development and operation of biorepositories, data collections, and research networks. Dr. Brothers has conducted research in both the Electronic Medical Record and Genomics (eMERGE) Network and the Clinical-Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) Consortium. He has served on the external advisory board for a number of biorepository and cohort studies, and currently leads an NIH-funded research study examining the ethical issues raised by biorepositories that operate together in a network.

2019-08

Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Endowed Chair for Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Louisville. Dr. Brothers is a pediatrician and bioethicist who conducts research on ethical issues in the translation of genomic technologies to clinical practice, and research ethics issues encountered in the development and operation of biorepositories, data collections, and research networks. Dr. Brothers serves as the chair of the ethics committee at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.