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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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Greed Is God: The Divine Right to Avaricious Drug Pricing

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Leonard M. Fleck, PhD Some recent headlines worth noting: “U.S. Prescription Drug Costs Are a Crime,” “Americans Say They are Suffering as Drug Costs Continue to Rise,” “When … Continue reading

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How Should Therapeutic Decisions about Expensive Drugs Be Made in Imperfect Environments?

An ethics case by Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck and co-author Marion Danis, MD, was published in the February 2017 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics. Their commentary is titled “How Should Therapeutic Decisions about Expensive Drugs Be Made in … Continue reading

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World View Lecture Series: Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal

On February 29, 2016, Center for Ethics Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck served as the moderator for a World View Lecture Series presentation given by Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, a very well respected journalist who has been with the New York Times … Continue reading

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The Ethical Challenges Raised by Hepatitis C Drugs

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Leonard Fleck, PhD Here is the key question I will address in response to a recent Forbes article: Does everyone infected with hepatitis … Continue reading

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Listen to Dr. Leonard Fleck’s Stateside interview on Michigan Radio

Dr. Leonard Fleck was featured on a segment of Stateside with Cynthia Canty on Michigan Radio that aired February 4, 2014. Dr. Fleck discussed the cost of health care in America. Listen to the full interview at MichiganRadio.org: Can we get the best … Continue reading

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Dr. Leonard Fleck contributes to journal Urologic Oncology on the topic of personalized medicine

Leonard Fleck, PhD, served as guest editor for a “seminar series” in the journal Urologic Oncology on the topic of personalized medicine. He wrote the introduction to the series and contributed one of the four essays: “Just Caring: Assessing the … Continue reading

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