CV

Adam Hayden, M.A.

Curriculum Vitae

November 13, 2017

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

adammarchayden@gmail.com

http://www.glioblastology.com

http://www.twitter.com/adamhayden

https://www.linkedin.com/in/haydenadam/

PROFILE

Graduate-trained philosopher, freelance writer and blogger, public speaker, and person living with advanced brain cancer (glioblastoma).

Seeking opportunities to promote narrative practices in clinical medicine, science communication, and research advocacy through a blended delivery of personal experience, knowledge of research oncology, and philosophical considerations brought to bear on medical research and practice.

EDUCATION

ACADEMIC DEGREES

2017, M.A., Philosophy, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

2013, B.A., Philosophy, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

2009, A.A., English, Ivy Tech Community College

AWARDS

2016, Burke-Tilley Fund for Graduate Students, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

2015, Sophia Prize for Excellence in Philosophy, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

2013, John Riteris Memorial Scholarship, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

2008, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Ivy Tech Community College

PUBLICATIONS 

WEB-BASED PUBLICATIONS

2017, “Dear Senator McCain, Here’s What I’ve Learned Living with Glioblastoma,” STAT News, July 26, 2017 (link)

GUEST BLOG POSTS

2017, “The Powerful Platform Offered by NBTS,” National Brain Tumor Society News and Blog, November 7, 2017 (link)

2017, “Scientism is a Non-Threat: Considering Susan Haack and the Role of Philosophy,” A Philosopher’s Take, October 16, 2017 (link)

2017, “Exploring the Citizen-Science Partnership through Narrative-Based Science Communication, PLOS SciComm, October 11, 2017 (link)

CONFERENCE ACTIVITY/PARTICIPATION

2017, 19th Annual Central States Regional Ethics Bowl at Marian University, Judge, November 11, 2017

2017, Patient and Caregiver Engagement Advisory Group Closed Session, National Brain Tumor Society 2017 Scientific Summit, October 6, 2017

2017, Communication Medicine and Ethics (COMET) International Conference, “Inside My Head: An Illness Narrative from a Brain Cancer Patient’s Perspective,” June 26, 2017 (link)

2015, Indiana Philosophical Association, “Limiting Phenomenal Conservatism,” April 10, 2015

2014, Indiana Philosophical Association, comments for Jonathon Fuqua, Purdue University, “How to be a Scientific Anti-Realist: Underdetermination Properly Applied,” October 17, 2014

2014, Indiana Philosophical Association, comments for Samuel Kahn, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, “The Donohue-Levitt Hypothesis Examined Again,” March 22, 2014

INVITED TALKS, ACADEMIC

2018, Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics (FCME) Lecture Series, “Narrative Medicine and Physician Empathy,” January 17, 2018 (forthcoming)

2018, Indiana University School of Medicine, Narrative Medicine Applied to Medical Residency,” January, 2018 (forthcoming)

2017, Marian University College of Arts and Sciences, guest lecture, “Patient Autonomy in the Operating Room,” December 5, 2017 (forthcoming)

2017, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, Medical Humanities and Health Studies (MHHS) Seminar Series, “Strength and Vulnerability: Giving and Receiving Illness Narratives,” November 8, 2017

2017, Indiana Occupational Therapy Association (IOTA) Fall Conference, “Therapeutic Partnership in an Acute Rehabilitation Setting,” November 4, 2017

2017, Indiana University School of Medicine, panel participant, “Physician-Patient Asymmetries of Power,” August 11, 2017

2017, Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, “Medical Humanities: Frankenstein and Contemporary Reflections on Patient-Centered Care,” April 12, 2017

2017, Indiana University School of Medicine, Narrative Medicine Applied to Medical Residency,” April 12, 2017

2017, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, “Narrative Approaches to Medicine and the Role of the Physician,” March 29, 2017

UNIVERSITY/DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITY

2017, Co-Founder, Adam Hayden Philosophy Scholarship (endowed), IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, gift agreement signing, August 22, 2017

2017, Invited Roundtable Participant, with Professor Alice Dreger, faculty, and students, Department of Medical Humanities and Health Studies (MHHS) IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, June 27, 2017

2015, Graduate Student Philosophy Symposium, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, “Limiting Phenomenal Conservatism,” April 13, 2015

2014, Meta-Ethics Graduate Student Meeting, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, “A Brief Reply to David Brink On Behalf of the Noncognitivist,” February 9, 2014

2014, Co-founding member, Philosophy and Physics Working Group, joint partnership of IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and School of Science at IUPUI

PUBLIC TALKS

2017, Central Indiana Science Outreach (CINSO), Cafe Inquiry Series, “Citizen Science: Learning Science Outside the Discipline,” September 20, 2017

2017, “Inside My Head, Part II: Toward Recovery,” June 11, 2017

2017, Department of Religious Studies IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, “Well Wishes and Folk Theology,” April 19, 2017

2017, “Inside My Head, Part I: The Personal Story of My Walk with Brain Cancer,” March 5, 2017

MEDIA COVERAGE

2017, Featured Participant, “This is Living with Cancer,” Patients & Purpose campaign, October 2, 2017

2017, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) Interview and Three-Part Podcast, “The Adam Hayden Trilogy,” June 13, 2017 (link)

2017, Interview, Indianapolis Star, “Living While Facing Death,” June 9, 2017 (link)

2017, Interview, WRTV 6 News, “Father Inspires Others While Facing Cancer Diagnosis,” May 23, 2017 (link)

2017, Interview, The Daily Journal, “Redefining His Faith,” April 20, 2017 (link)

SERVICE TO THE MEDICAL AND BRAIN TUMOR COMMUNITIES

2017, Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), Consumer Reviewer for Brain Cancer Panel, November 29-December 1, 2017

2017, National Brain Tumor Society Research Roundtable: Improving Early Phase Clinical Trials to Accelerate Brain Tumor Drug Development, closed session participant, November 12, 2017

2017, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) Science Summit, closed session participant, October 5-6, 2017

2017, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Optimizing Palliative Care for Patients with Brain Cancer and Their Families,” September 11, 2017-present (link)

2017, Brain Tumor Social Media (BTSM) Monthly Twitter Chat Co-moderator, July 30, 2017-present

2017, OurBrainBank Mobile Application, Board Member, June 15, 2017-present (link)

2017, Invited Member, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), Patient and Caregiver Engagement (PACE) Advisory Group, May 15, 2017-present

2017, State Advocate, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) Head to the Hill, May 8-9, 2017

2017, Interview, “Choosing Quality of Life over Treatment,” The I Know Something (IKS) Project, March 13, 2017 (link)

2016, The Cancer Genome Collective (CGC) Project at the Broad Institute at MIT and Harvard, Content Developer, November 6, 2016-present

2016, Glioblastology: A Graduate Trained Philosopher Documents His Battle with Glioblastoma, personal blog, October 9, 2016-present (link)

PERSONAL

Adam married his wife, Whitney, on June 26, 2010. Together, Adam and Whitney are parents to three young children, who are six years old, four years old, and two years old. Adam was diagnosed on June 10, 2016 with glioblastoma, a United Nations World Health Organization classified grade IV astrocytoma. Glioblastoma is an aggressive and deadly brain cancer.

In addition to his academic accomplishments, Adam has over ten years experience as a learning and development (L&D) and organizational change management (OCM) professional, with experience working both for a Fortune 500 company and a smaller contract-based consulting firm.

Adam lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.