January 18, 2017
KIE alum speaks out on the opioid crisis
Former KIE Fellow Travis Rieder pens a personal and philosophical essay — and takes to the airwaves — on opioid dependence and the ethics of long-term pain management.
January 16, 2017
KIE scholars weigh in on ethics of pregnancy and clinical research in new book
KIE Director Maggie Little and Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla publish chapters in Clinical Research Involving Pregnant Women, edited by Françoise Baylis and Angela Ballantyne.
January 13, 2017
New DVDs added to Library collection
This month, the Institute’s Bioethics Research Library added several classic films to its collection of DVDs available to students and patrons. Here are a few of our favorites to get you started.
January 9, 2017
KIE Deputy Director of Reference Martina Darragh on ‘poetry: usa’ festival
In this interview, Darragh speaks about her role in the founding of the US’s Language poets movement, and how her storied literary career enriches and informs her work in the Institute’s Bioethics Research Library to this day.
January 6, 2017
Introducing our 2017 Conversations in Bioethics panelists
Meet our unprecedented six-person lineup for this February’s flagship event, whose topical focus this year is disability ethics.
January 3, 2017
Welcoming Daniel Sulmasy
Dr. Daniel Sulmasy joins the Institute from the University of Chicago as our newest Senior Research Scholar with a joint appointment here at Georgetown.
Conversations in Bioethics: Student Gallery
Healy Foyer: 5pm
This year's topic celebrates one of the issues at the heart of the KIE story: disability. Browse a gallery of student work and enjoy passed drinks and hors d'oeuvres.
Conversations in Bioethics: Panel Discussion
Gaston Hall: 6:00pm
This year's topic celebrates one of the issues at the heart of the KIE story: disability. Join us in person or watch via live stream!
America’s Deadly Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Path Forward? Travis Rieder speaks at NIH
Natcher Conference Room D, NIH: 3:00pm–4:08pm
Join us at the NIH for a presentation by former KIE alum Travis Rieder. His talk, "America’s Deadly Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Path Forward?" concerns the Opioid Dilemma: how do we prevent the predictable harms of widespread opioid prescribing without harming pain patients?
PRIMR Webinar: Research with Children and Adolescents in Elementary and Secondary Schools
Research conducted with students in elementary and secondary school settings presents specific considerations for IRBs and researchers. Through interactive case studies, speakers will examine specific topics as they relate to research conducted in K-12 schools.
PRIMR Webinar: Social Media as a Research Recruitment Tool
Using case studies from biomedical and social and behavioral research, this webinar will highlight pertinent ethical and practical considerations when evaluating the use of social media to recruit study subjects.
Save the Date: Bioethics Research Showcase
Georgetown University: ALL DAY
The Showcase is an annual two-day juried exhibition of student work in the ethics of health, environment, and emerging technologies.