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Ethics Advisers Program

January 15, 2013

Clinical Ethics Services program directed by C:B Core faculty member Arlene Davis to launch innovative “Ethics Advisers” program.

Beacher CEGR Talk

December 6, 2012

Mary Catherine Beach, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine Core Faculty, Berman Institute of Bioethics Johns Hopkins University gave a Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds talk, “Attitudes, Feelings, and Values of Health Professionals: How do they impact patients? Can they be changed?”

Mara’s Newborn Screening Book

December 4, 2012

C:B Faculty Associate Mara Buchbinder publishes co-authored study of newborn screening, “Saving Babies?: The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening (Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries)”. see the book »

Mark Hall CEGR Talk

October 4, 2012

As part of the Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds series, Mark Hall visited UNC to present the talk, “Discussing with Patients the Costs of Treatment: Ethical and Professional Quandaries”.  Mark Hall, JD is the Fred D. & Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law, and Professor of Social Sciences & Health Policy at Wake Forest University.

Geller CEGR Talk

September 7, 2012

Gail Geller, Sc.D., M.H.S., Professor, Department of Medicine and Berman Institute of Bioethics,Johns Hopkins University opened the 2012-13 Clinical Ethics Grand Round series with her talk, “The Nature, Sources and Consequences of Moral Distress Among Clinicians.”

Jill Awareded R01

September 1, 2012

C:B Core Faculty Member Jill Fisher awarded new NIH R01 to study clinical research volunteers. more info »

ARESA Module 3

August 20, 2012

C:B co-sponsors Module 3 of the “Advancing Research Ethics in Southern Africa” Training Program with the Center for Medical Ethics and Law at the University of Stellenbosch, SA, with support from the NIH Fogarty International Center, and C:B faculty Stuart Rennie and Eric Juengst participate in the 1st Annual ARESA Research Ethics Symposium, which attracted … Read more

Jill Joins C:B

August 1, 2012

Jill Fisher, Ph.D.,  joins the Core Faculty of the UNC Center for Bioethics!  After a robust national competition we are delighted to announce the appointment of  Jill Fisher,  formerly of Vanderbilt University, to the Core Faculty of the Center.  Welcome, Jill! more info »

ELSI 2.0

June 26, 2012

C:B sponsors and hosts “ELSI 2.0:  Towards an International Collaboratory for Genomics and Society Research,”  a Satellite Workshop to the 2012 International Association of Bioethics meetings in Rotterdam, Netherlands. more information »

Marley Burns Virtual Mentor

April 23, 2012

UNC medical student Marley Burns was selected as this year’s student editor for the Virtual Mentor journal by the A.M.A. Congratulations, Marley!