The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Amber Comer PhD, JD

Indiana University School of Health and Human Sciences

Amber Comer, PhD, JD, is an Associate Professor of Health Sciences in the Indiana University School of Health and Human Sciences. Dr. Comer is a member of the Eskenazi Hospital medical ethics committee and consultation service. Dr. Comer has a PhD from the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health and a JD from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. Additionally, she completed a medical ethics fellowship at the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics. Dr. Comer’s research goal is to reduce suffering at the end of life by improving the process and quality of palliative care. Her current research focuses on the role of palliative care for patients who have suffered stroke.