Dr. Cormac O’Brien is an Assistant Professor of Anglo-Irish Drama at University College Dublin, where he lectures in Anglo-Irish Drama, Irish Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Medical Humanities. He was awarded the ’18-’19 Fulbright Irish Scholar Award to pursue research on representations of HIV/AIDS in contemporary drama.

Dr. Nicole Piemonte is the Assistant Dean for Medical Education at Creighton University’s School of Medicine in Phoenix, AZ, where she teaches Medical Humanities to medical students and residents. Her research questions how embodied experiences of suffering shape one’s sense of self. Piemonte