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Bioethics Webinar: "Gun Control, Mental Health & Mass Shootings: Combating the Epidemic of Violence in the U.S."
June 13, 2018
Dr. Sean Philpott-Jones will be speaking on "Gun Control, Mental Health and Mass Shootings: Combating the Epidemic of Violence in the U.S." on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 12 – 1 p.m. EDT. A public health researcher and ethicist by training, Professor Sean Philpott-Jones holds advanced degrees in microbiology, medical anthropology and bioethics. He is Chair of the Department of Bioethics at Clarkson University’s Capital Region Campus, where he is Director of the Bioethics Program of Clarkson University-Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. He is also Project Director of Clarkson’s two Fogarty-funded projects to provide research ethics education in low- and middle-income countries: the Advanced Certificate Program in Research Ethics for Central and Eastern Europe and the Caribbean Research Ethics Education Initiative.
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April 12, 2018
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Bioethics Webinar: "Ethical Issues in HIV Cure-Related Research"
April 11, 2018
Professor Karine Dubé will be speaking on "Ethical Issues in HIV Cure-Related Research" on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 12 – 1 p.m. EDT. Karine Dubé is assistant professor in the Public Health Leadership Program (PHLP) at the UNC-CH Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is a social scientist focused on bridging biomedical research, social sciences, ethics, public health and community engagement in HIV cure-related research. She also worked in nine African countries, mainly on HIV prevention, HIV treatment, Ebola, HSV-2 and malaria clinical research.
When We Unperson in the Name of Beneficence
May 17, 2018
"In theory, a person under guardianship should be better off with a guardian than without one." Dr. Pamela Teaster stresses the power of adequate resources and oversight in the guardianship system in our country and the importance of respecting persons.
Can Doctors Become Agents of Social Change in Mexico?
April 9, 2018
A Mexican citizen's point of view on the systematic problem of prejudice and cruelty towards indigenous women within the Mexican public health system and his hope that Mexican doctors will again become leaders in the effort to heal Mexico’s citizenry of the rampant racism and classism that afflicts it.
Reducing Overdose Deaths with Supervised Heroin Injection
March 26, 2018
A current student of The Bioethics Program discusses her opinion on the use of supervised injection sites in the United States as a way to curb opioid overdose deaths.
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