About Us

arrow-icon
Back to About Us
member-photo-1

Scott E. Daniels, Ph.D.

Associate Scholar

Dr. Scott E. Daniels is the former Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia under Governor James S. Gilmore.  He has worked more than 25 years as a practitioner of public policy and administration.  He has served in policy and executive positions under four U.S. presidents (including Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama), a U.S. senator, and two Virginia governors.  His career expertise is in health and human services policy concentrating on health policy and entitlements.  Dr. Daniels earned his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee in Philosophy focusing on ethics and public policy.   His M.A. in Philosophy of Religion and Masters of Divinity are from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School at Trinity International University.  He currently serves two Virginia colleges as an Adjunct lecturer on ethics, as well as the ethical dimension of public policy.  He recently taught the graduate course in Ethics and Public Policy in the Thomas Jefferson Public Policy Program at the College of William & Mary.  He teaches Statesmanship, Leadership, & Governance and History of Political Philosophy in the Helms School of Government at Liberty University, and Ethical Theory at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.  He is a co-author of BioEngagement (Eerdmans 2000) and other chapter-length studies on bioethics.

 

Latest Research & News

  • Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines | September 30, 2020

    To view this chart as a PDF, see: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines   Updated March 3, 2021   Accurate information about the development and production of COVID-19 vaccines is essential, especially because many proposed candidates use newer molecular technologies for production of a viral vaccine. One concern regarding the ethical assessment of […]

  • A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production | June 15, 2020

    This is Issue 1 in CLI’s On Science. To view this report as a PDF, see: A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production   Updated November 2020   Introduction As a result of the rapid spread of the new coronavirus technically known as SARS-CoV-2, the United States and other governments have begun crash […]

  • The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage | March 26, 2020

    by R. J. Snell, Ph.D. This paper can be viewed as a pdf here: The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Italy, many hospitals are overwhelmed with patients, necessitating difficult triage decisions that can seem like choosing who lives and who dies. In the United States, already […]

  • Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus | March 25, 2020

    This is Issue 43 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: On Point 43 Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus.   Abortion advocates have found a new ally—COVID-19.   During this intensely stressful time, the vast majority of Americans are focused on protecting their health and the health of […]

  • New Paper Examines Health Care Sharing Ministries as Alternative to Conventional Health Care | December 7, 2015

    Charlotte Lozier Institute, the education arm of Susan B. Anthony List, today released a landmark review of health care sharing ministries (HCSMs). These ministries, which date back decades as a source of health care financing for both individuals and families, have experienced new prominence as an alternative to conventional health insurance.