Kirsten Ostherr is the Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English at Rice University, where she is a media scholar, health researcher, and the founding director of the Medical Humanities Program. Dr. Ostherr is also the Co-founder and Director of the Medical Futures Lab, and Adjunct Professor at UTHealth School of Public Health in the Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences.


Bachelor of Arts
Reed College
Master of Arts
Brown University
Doctor of Philosophy
Brown University
Master of Public Health
UTHealth School of Public Health