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Announcing the Fall 2018 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University is proud to announce the 2018-2019 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series, which features a variety of bioethics topics. The series will begin on September 19, 2018. You … Continue reading

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Patient dumping: why are patients disposable?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD A public uproar ensued when a video revealed hospital staff literally dumping a woman wearing only a gown and socks in frigid weather on the … Continue reading

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Worried about your privacy? Your genome isn’t the biggest threat.

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD It was good news to learn last month that the “Golden State Killer” had at last been identified and apprehended. A very evil man gets … Continue reading

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Informed Consent in Africa for Adolescents’ Participation in Health Research

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi I am writing to respond to a recent statement from the Co-chair of the International Vaccine Task Force (IVTF) who, in a World Bank press release, … Continue reading

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Doctors, Technology Puzzles, and the Clinical Ethicist Detective

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD I love puzzle rooms and detective novels. When medicine looks like a puzzle room, I become fascinated as a non-MD aspiring detective. When that … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Health Care Consolidations: Good News, Bad News, Fake News?

John Goddeeris, PhD, and Michael Herbert presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on May 10, 2018, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Health Care Consolidations: Good News, Bad News, Fake News?” Leonard Fleck, PhD, moderated this session. At the … Continue reading

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Episode 9: Reflecting on Early Bioethics: Fleck and Tomlinson

Episode 9 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! This episode features two senior Center faculty members, Director Tom Tomlinson, PhD, and Professor Len Fleck, PhD. Together they discuss and reflect on the accidental ways in which they entered the field of … Continue reading

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