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ARESA presentation

May 11, 2023

We will be providing lunch and ask those attending to let us know if it will be in person or over Zoom by completing the survey.   Dr. Victor Chalwe: Topic: The ethics of biological sample transfer: an African perspective Ms. Tiwonge Mtande: Topic: Ethical challenges posed by pragmatic cluster-randomised trials in less developed countries: … Read more

Attention Grabbing Mental Illnesses

March 15, 2023

“Attention Grabbing Mental Illnesses” Mental disorder is defined by DSM-5 in terms of dysfunctional cognition, emotion, and behavior. We will argue that mental illnesses can be understood more fundamentally as failures to control attention. Some mental illnesses involve too much attention (and too little ability to adjust focus), whereas others involve too little attention (or … Read more

Abbey Speaker Series: Faith and Abortion

January 19, 2023

The Program for Public Discourse will host a panel composed of religious leaders and thinkers from various faiths to discuss the relationship between abortion and faith in the final spring installment of the Abbey Speaker Series.

Treating Healthy Clinical Trial Participants Fairly

January 5, 2023

Many medical advances rely on Phase I trials that enroll healthy participants to test the safety of new therapies. This event brings together experts on clinical trial policy to discuss healthy participants’ experiences and good trial governance. Registration Required Presenters:  Jill Fisher, PhD Professor of Social Medicine UNC School of Medicine Holly Fernandez-Lynch, JD, MBE … Read more