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Contextualizing Bioethics: The Social Science Critique of Bioethics

April 10, 2014 Dr. Soha Bayoumi Soha Bayoumi is a Lecturer in the History of Science Department at Harvard University.  Dr. Bayoumi is currently teaching a course entitled “Justice in Health: Ethics of Public Health in the Contemporary World” (History

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Immigration and the Ethics of Public Health

April 1, 2014 Prof. Norman Daniels Norman Daniels is the Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and Professor of Ethics and Population Health in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. With

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Repeat Triage in Disaster Relief: Cases from Haiti

November 18, 2013 Prof. Nir Eyal Nir Eyal is Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine (Medical Ethics) at the Harvard Medical School. His primary appointment is at Harvard University’s campus-wide Program in Ethics and Health. Prior to joining

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Ethics of Caregiving

October 28, 2013 Prof. Arthur Kleinmen Arthur Kleinman is a physician and Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine as well as Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, well-known at the College as a co-teacher (with

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Ethics of Vaccine Choice

October 22, 2013 Dr. Sean Palfrey and Mark Blaxill Sean Palfrey is a Professor of Pediatrics and a practicing pediatrician at Boston University/Boston Medical Center. In addition to contributing to the medical and legislative aspects of child health policies, Dr.

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Choice and Self Determination in the Mental Health Care Field

March 26, 2013 Dr. Marianna Farkas Marianne Farkas is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Research and Training Center. She is also a Professor within the Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University. Dr. Farkas has gleaned multiple

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Ethics of Medical Marijuana

March 7, 2013 Prof. Phillip Devlin Phillip Devlin is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School, and also the Chief of the Division of Brachytherapy for the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer

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Ethics of Healthcare and Public Health

February 21, 2013 Dr. Soha Bayoumi Soha Bayoumi is a lecturer in the History of Science department and is currently teaching a course entitled Justice in Health: Ethics of Public Health in the Contemporary World. Dr. Bayoumi’s research centers on

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Ethics of Stem Cell Research

HUBS hosted Dr. Insoo Hyun of Case Western Reserve University for a discussion on stem cells, including the thics of animal-based research and first-in-human stem clinical trials. Dr. Hyun is an Associate Professor of Bioethics at CWRU and the Director of

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Ethics in the Genetic Era

HUBS hosted Dr. Robert Green, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School,for a discussion “Ethical Issues in the Genetic Era.” Dr. Robert is also Associate Director for Research at the Partners

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