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Dr. Eijkholt presents at 13th Annual International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation

The 13th Annual International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) was held on May 25-27 in Singapore. Center Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt attended and presented on a neuroethics panel, “A Cross Cultural Examination of Pain: Conceptual, Practical and Clinical … Continue reading

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Transplant Headaches: Head transplant on the horizon

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Marleen Eijkholt, PhD, LL.B/LL.M Introduction On May 1, 2017, the Daily Mail reported on a successful head-transplant involving rats, as a “practice run for [a] controversial human experiment.” … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl attends Galveston Brain Injury Conference

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl attended the Galveston Brain Injury Conference on May 4-5 in Galveston, Texas. She was part of a work group that considered how to handle requests to withdraw/withhold life-sustaining treatments from patients in minimally conscious states. … Continue reading

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The Center welcomes Assistant Professor Marleen Eijkholt

The Center for Ethics is happy to announce the addition of a new faculty member, Dr. Marleen Eijkholt. Dr. Eijkholt is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at medical humanities, pediatrics events

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl recently attended the Sixth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference, held September 15-16 in Kalamazoo. Dr. Stahl planned and moderated a panel and workshop on the use of fine art in medicine. Presenters discussed how … Continue reading

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Dr. Stahl presents at 2016 Conference on Medicine and Religion

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Devan Stahl recently presented the paper “The Value of Circus Clowns: What Clinical Ethicists Can Learn from Chaplains About Credentialing, Standardization, and Professionalization” at the 2016 Conference on Medicine and Religion. The conference was held in … Continue reading

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Is it ever morally justifiable to remove a patient from the ICU?

Earlier this month, Center Professor Dr. Len Fleck attended the American Philosophical Association’s Eastern Division meeting in Washington D.C. Dr. Fleck organized and chaired a session for the Philosophy and Medicine Committee, titled “Removing Patients from the ICU: Is It … Continue reading

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