Tag Archives: Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake

Announcing Center Director Sean A. Valles and Assistant Director Karen Kelly-Blake

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sean A. Valles as Center Director. Additionally, associate professor Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake has been promoted to Assistant Director. Continue reading

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Women cannot afford “nice”: The unpaid labor of gendered caregiving

Much has been written about finding meaning in illness. Others have written about finding meaning in caregiving. But taking care of someone else’s s!#t has its own intrinsic meaning, and for much of the time, it’s not all good. Continue reading

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Brittany Ajegba presents at Diversity in Medicine Conference

In early March, College of Human Medicine student Brittany Ajegba presented at the second annual Diversity in Medicine Conference at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Ajegba presented a poster titled “Rationales for expanding minority physician representation in the … Continue reading

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Listen: Shared Decision-Making in Colorectal Cancer Screening

This episode features guests Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake, Associate Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, and Dr. Masahito Jimbo, Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at University of Michigan Medical School. Continue reading

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Center faculty published in ‘Brain Sciences’ on deep brain stimulation patient study

Center for Ethics Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera and Associate Professor Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake, along with Dr. Christos Sidiropoulos of the Department of Neurology & Ophthalmology, are co-authors of a new article in Brain Sciences. Their article “Perspectives on Deep … Continue reading

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Listen: Social Determinants of Health in Medical Education

Episode 18 focuses on the topic of social determinants of health, or the social and environmental factors that influence our health and access to resources. How can social determinants of health be integrated effectively into medical education? Continue reading

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The Burden of Serving: Who Benefits?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD “We overworked, underpaid, and we underprivileged They love us, they love us (Why?) Because we feed the village” – Killer Mike of Run the Jewels … Continue reading

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Dr. Kelly-Blake a co-author of shared decision-making article in ‘American Journal of Preventive Medicine’

Center Associate Professor Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake is co-author of a research article in the July 2019 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The multi-institution research team includes lead author Dr. Masahito Jimbo of the University of Michigan. “Interactivity … Continue reading

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Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake promoted to associate professor

The Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences is thrilled to announce the promotion of Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake to associate professor. Dr. Kelly-Blake holds an appointment in both the Center for Ethics and the Department of Medicine in … Continue reading

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Listen: Activating and Empowering Patients

No Easy Answers in Bioethics Episode 15 How can shared decision-making tools and evidence-based guidelines be used to ensure that every patient receives the best care possible? How can patients be activated and equipped to interact with their provider and … Continue reading

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