Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society

Jamie Webb

PhD candidate in Medical Informatics


Jamie Webb is a PhD candidate in Medical Informatics whose research aims to synthesise philosophical bioethics, qualitative interviews, and public deliberative processes to arrive at recommendations for the ethical use of AI in healthcare resource allocation. Jamie was a researcher on the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator until July 2022, working on its public values, transparency and governance work stream.

Previously, Jamie worked as a Research Associate in the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU Langone’s Department of Population Health. He earned an MA in Bioethics at NYU as a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar, and gained his undergraduate degrees at Pembroke College, Cambridge, receiving a BA in Philosophy and an MSci in History and Philosophy of Science.  


  • PhD research project - “AI and Ethical Decision-Making in a Resource-Limited Health Care Environment” (2020-2024)
  • Early Career Researcher - UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator, ‘Public values, transparency and governance’ work stream (2021-2022)