C. Christopher Hook, MD

C. Christopher Hook, MD
Senior Fellow

C. Christopher Hook, MD

Dr. C. Christopher Hook is a consultant and Chair of the Core/Consultative Hematology Section in the Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, and the Special Coagulation Clinic and Laboratory, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. He is a graduate of Greenville College, Greenville, IL (BA in Chemistry, cum laude), and the University of Illinois College of Medicine (MD). He received his training in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. In addition to his work in Hematology, Dr. Hook founded the Ethics Committee and Consultation Service for Mayo Jacksonville as well as the Clinical Ethics Council, the Ethics Consultation Service, the Reproductive Medicine Advisory Board, and the Transplantation Ethics Advisory Board for Mayo Clinic Rochester. He was the primary author of a web-based ethics curriculum for the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.

Dr. Hook is a Senior Fellow of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, and a Fellow of the Wilberforce Fellows, Washington, DC. He is serving his third term on the CMDA Ethics Commission. A founding member of Do No Harm: The Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics, he has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives on the ethics of human embryonic stem cell research. 

Updated September 2017