Armand earned his MD from Washington University in St. Louis, his PhD in religious ethics from the University of Chicago Divinity School, and completed his pediatric residency at the University of Utah. He earned a Certificate from the Conflict Resolution Certificate Program at the University of Utah under the direction of Michelle Hawes. Armand uses his conflict resolution skills in his work as a clinical ethics consultant. He chaired the Ethics Committee at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City from 2005 to 2012 and has chaired the Ethics Committee at Cincinnati Children’s since 2014. He has written on the role of conflict resolution in clinical ethics consultation including “Alternative Dispute Resolution and Pediatric Clinical Ethics Consultation: Why the Limits of Ethical Expertise and the Indeterminacy of the Best Interests Standard Favor Mediation” in the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution.
Armand practices as a pediatric hospitalist. His other research interests in bioethics include triage, conscientious objections, and donation after circulatory death. He has served as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Bioethics and the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities’ Clinical Ethics Consultation Affairs Committee. He received a Certificate of Excellence from the Society for his contributions to the development of a code of ethics for ethics consultants.
Armand H. Matheny Antommaria, MD, PhD, FAAP, is a consultant to CCRH, serving as a co-trainer for CCRH’s 3-day Intensive Course. He is the founding Director of the Ethics Center, Lee Ault Carter Chair of Pediatric Ethics, and Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.