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Rohit Jaswaney

July 24, 2021

Rohit Jaswaney is an intern in the UNC Pediatric Residency Program. He is a graduate of  New York Medical College. Rohit has been a research collaborator with UNC’s Center for Bioethics and the Department of Social Medicine since the summer of 2017. He has participated in Center research projects and published on topics including teaching … Read more

2nd Annual HIV Cure Research Day

December 14, 2017

The Durham County Board of Commissioners and the state of North Carolina officially proclaimed December 14, 2017 as HIV Cure Research Day. This is the second year celebrating the official proclamation of HIV Cure Research Day. Dr. Allison Mathews, founder of the 2BeatHIV project and HIV Cure Research Day, reflected on its importance, “HIV Cure … Read more

Genomic Screening: What’s Age Got To Do With It?

December 14, 2017

Harvard Law Bill of Health Blog Margaret Waltz, PhD R. Jean Cadigan, PhD Anya E. R. Prince, JD, MPP Debra Skinner, PhD Gail E. Henderson, PhD Age is an important consideration in medical screening, but calls for population based preventive genomic screening programs do not mention an upper age limit. Should such programs employ upper … Read more

Prince and Davis Article Honored by JOTWELL

December 12, 2017

The Journal of Things We Like A lot (JOTWELL), a compendium of law review articles designed to select and recognize the best recent academic legal literature, has honored former C:B trainee Anya Prince and C:B faculty member Arlene Davis by highlighting one of their articles in its current collection. Read more at JOTWELL Read the … Read more

CEDG and HEC Welcome Kelly Olsen and Austin Bath

November 10, 2017

Kelly Olsen and Austin Bath will join the Clinical Ethics Discussion Group as student leaders, and Hospital Ethics Committee as student members, in January 2018. Center for Bioethics faculty members Arlene Davis and Eric Juengst are advisors to the student group and Arlene Davis co-chairs the Hospital Ethics Committee. Kelly Olsen is a first year MD/PhD student … Read more

Mara Buchbinder Receives Hettleman Award

September 14, 2017

Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields have been awarded the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. The recipients, who were recognized at the Sept. 8 Faculty Council meeting, are: Mara Buchbinder, associate professor in the Department of Social Medicine; James Cahoon, associate professor in the … Read more

Healthy Volunteers as Model Organisms

September 5, 2017

Comparative Research Ethics and Policy for Phase I Trials Principal Investigators: Jill A. Fisher and Rebecca L. Walker This project addresses the need for a novel evidence-based approach to the protection of Phase I healthy volunteers. Phase I clinical trials test the safety of investigational drugs that eventually may be used in affected patients. These trials … Read more

Clinical Ethics Discussion Group CEDG Launches a New Academic Year

August 23, 2017

Drew Cutshaw and Keren Eyal, second year medical students who are members of the Hospital Ethics Committee and leaders of the Clinical Ethics Discussion Group, launched a new academic year for CEDG at the 2017 Student Activities Fair. More than 50 first year medical students signed up for the group, indicating their interest in the … Read more

Stellenbosch Bioethics Leadership Program Selects First Trainees

August 23, 2017

The Stellenbosch Bioethics Leadership Program has selected it’s first trainees. Dr Geremew T. Tsegaye has a doctoral degree in medicine (MD). He specialized in public health (MPH) and bioethics (EMMB) and advance Research Ethics. Dr Theresa Burgess started her career with a BSc (Physiotherapy), followed by a BSc (Med)(Hons) and PhD in Exercise Science, all … Read more

Ethics of HIV-Related Research Involving Adolescents in Kenya

August 7, 2017

Despite the high social value of adolescent HIV prevention research in sub-Saharan Africa, investigators are reluctant to involve adolescents in studies with HIV testing and disclosure of results because of ethical concerns about the risks of their participation. This study examines four inter-related ethical issues essential to adolescent HIV research: the effects of disclosure of … Read more