3 NEW COURSES
SOCIAL JUSTICE & BIOETHICS **
(3 cr) BTHX 5000 Topics; BTHX 8000 Advanced Topics, Sec 003 • Mondays 1 – 3:30 pm
Debra DeBruin, PhD
DISABILITY ETHICS **
(3 cr) BTHX 5000 Topics, Sec 006 • Tuesdays 6 – 8:30 pm
Alex Lubet, PhD
ADVANCED TOPICS IN PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS
(3 cr) BTHX 8000 Topics, Sec 002 • Wednesdays 2:30 – 5:00 pm
Susan M. Wolf, JD
**THESE 5XXX LEVEL COURSES ARE OPEN TO UPPER LEVEL UNDERGRADUATES
Bioethics MA alumni Ben Rosenstein's blog post Building On Barbara Starfield's 4 C's Of Primary Care was published on Primary Care Progress.
Bioethics MA alumni Desiree Abu Odeh was recently published in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal entitled, "Fat Stigma and Public Health: A Theoretical Framework and Ethical Analysis."
Steven Miles, MD, is quoted in Andrew Sullivan The Dish, The Torture Doctors.
Steven Miles, MD, is quoted in the Atlantic Monthly, 'Do No Harm': When Doctors Torture.
Steven Miles, MD, is featured in a University of Minnesota, Academic Health Center HEALTH TALK column: The link between human rights and public health.
Prof. Wolf on NPR’s “Science Friday”
Professor Susan Wolf was featured on NPR’s “Science Friday” on Nov. 28 discussing the question of whether family members have a right to know an individual’s genome, even over the individual’s objection. Prof. Wolf is leading work on this controversial question as part of an NIH-funded project to develop recommendations. She and Prof. Robert Green (Harvard University), who is a member of the project’s working group, explored this question in a conversation moderated by Ira Flatow. To listen. For more on the research project,
Debra DeBruin, PhD, spoke with Health Talk about changes in medical research since Skloot’s book brought to life the human story behind the HeLa cells.
Prof. Susan M. Wolf, was featured in articles in the Star Tribune and MN Daily about the Consortium on Law and Values' conference on genomic research.
Steven Miles, MD, was part of a team of experts summoned by Governor Mark Dayton to discuss Ebola Preparedness in the Star Tribune.
Steven Miles, MD, is featured in a wide number of publications, including Huffington Post, Washington Post, and Reuters, in regards to a recent trial about the force-feeding of detainees.