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Ethical Inclusion of Pregnant Women in the HIV/AIDS Research Agenda workshop in Bangkok

December 8, 2017

In November 2017, the Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS: Seeking Equitable Study (PHASES) project convened an international workshop in Bangkok, Thailand to address ethical issues in the inclusion of pregnant woman in HIV/AIDS research. This one-day series facilitated sessions and discussions in Bangkok, Thailand by bringing together select participants of the 2017 Global Forum on Bioethics in … Read more

Center for Bioethics Intramural Faculty Workshop (at the beach!)

October 26, 2017

On September 18-21, 2017, the C:B faculty decamped to Emerald Isle,  NC,  for three days of intellectual engagement with each other’s work in progress.   Participants submitted manuscripts in advance and, after a “reading day” on Thursday, spent Friday and Saturday discussing each others’ papers – in between beach walks, collaborative cooking, and ill-advised attempts at … Read more

Wylie Burke, MD., Ph.D., Delivers 2017 UNC Merrimon Lecture

October 26, 2017

The Center was honored to host Wylie Burke, MD, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor and former Chair of the University of Washington Department of  Bioethics and Humanities, as our 2017 Merrimon Lecturer,  the School of Medicine’s oldest and most prestigious endowed lectureship.,  from October 3-6.   During her Oct.3-6 visit,  Dr. Burke delivered her lecture,  “Pathways to Trust:  … Read more

Doug Diekema Visit

November 2, 2011

Doug Diekema M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington, presents joint Pediatrics/Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds, “When parents and providers disagree.” more info (pdf) »

Jill Fisher Visit

October 19, 2011

Jill Fisher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society,  Vanderbilt University, inaugurates 2011-2012 NC Triangle/Triad Bioethics Dinner Seminar series, and presents Research Ethics Grand Rounds, “Recruiting Patients for Pharma: Private-Sector Physicians and Contract Research”. more info (pdf) »

New Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds Series

September 1, 2011

New Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds Series inaugurated! The UNC Hospital Ethics Committee, in partnership with the UNC Center for Bioethics, has inaugurated a new hospital-based seminar series focused on addressing critical issues in clinical ethics. All are welcome. C:B Core Faculty members Arlene Davis and Rebecca Walker direct the series. Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds 2011-2012 … Read more

Eric to Direct TraCS Ethics Core

July 1, 2011

C:B Director to direct Research Ethics Core of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute.

Deb Love health care ethics network

June 23, 2011

C:B Clinical Ethics Outreach Coordinator, Deb Love, JD, MA, inaugurates planning for state-wide health care ethics network.

Stuart Fogarty grant

June 1, 2011

C:B Core Faculty Member Stuart Rennie and colleagues at Stellenbosch University in Capetown, South Africa, awarded NIH Fogarty Center research ethics training grant.

ELSI Congress

April 12, 2011

C:B co-sponsors 2011 NHGRI ELSI Congress.