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

David Toole

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.

Office Location:  310 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3475
Email Address: send me a message
Division:  Divinity Faculty

Teaching (Fall 2022):


Ph.D.Duke University1996

Africa, East • Environmental ethics • Environmental Policy • Ethics • Hospitals--Anecdotes • Religion and the humanities • Rural hospitals