Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Psychiatry
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Phone: (301) 295-3294
Fax: (301) 295-1536
Dr. Howe received his undergraduate degree at Yale and his M.D. at Columbia. He completed an internship at Harlem Hospital and his residency in Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He received his law degree at Catholic University. Dr. Howe joined the USUHS faculty in 1977 and is a Professor in the Department of the Psychiatry and Director of Program in Medical Ethics. His research has focused on medical ethics with an emphasis on ethics in military medicine and clinical care at the end of life.
Dr. Howeÿs professional contributions center around his interest in ethics. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Clinical Ethics and serves as a member of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Naval Medical Center, and Malcolm Grow U.S. Air Force Medical Center Ethics Committees, as well as the Ethics Committees at Montgomery Hospice, the Visiting Nurse Association, Springfield Psychiatric Hospital, the V.A. Hospital of Washington, DC, and the National Institutes of Health. He is Chair of the Committee of Ethics Consultants to the Surgeons General, the Human Use Institutional Review Board, USUHS, and the Ethics Subcommittee, Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces.