A local library is creating space for people to gather and talk about the taboo topic of death with facilitators. Dr. Sulmasy joins The Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss the rising popularity of these “Death Cafes.”
Director and Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little, along with research team colleagues, will present selections from their work on the Zika virus at the upcoming meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.
Work by a research team headed by KIE Director Maggie Little focused on pregnancy health ethics was recently referenced in a paper highlighting prominent work on the issue.
This year, directly following the Bioethics Research Showcase reception, a cast of Georgetown students, alumni, and friends will perform a stage reading of a new play by Second City’s Katie Watson.
Researcher Shin Fujieda is scheduled to give an informal presentation of his research on the employment of religious concepts in Japanese public discourse concerning biomedical issues.
Senior Research Scholar Daniel Sulmasy is featured in a recent story on “Human Embryoids,” stem cells coaxed into organizing themselves into entities that resemble human embryos.
KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues comment on a recent article in JAMA Pediatrics they describe as unethically overstating the connection between of medication use during pregnancy and behavioral problems in childhood.
In the new book Current Controversies in Bioethics (ed. S. Matthew Liao and Colin O’Neil), Senior Research Scholar Henry Richardson contributes a chapter on ancillary care and the obligation of medical researchers to provide it, especially in developing-world settings.
Conversations in Bioethics is just around the corner. This year’s topic is disability. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the event.
Former KIE fellows Colin Hickey and Jake Earl join the Overpopulation Podcast this week to discuss a recent paper co-authored with KIE alum Travis Rieder.
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr examines the prevalence of contempt in our everyday and political conversations in a New York Times opinion piece.
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.
Dr. Daniel Sulmasy joins the Institute from the University of Chicago as our newest Senior Research Scholar with a joint appointment here at Georgetown.
Dr. Maggie Little briefs a group at the US National Institutes of Health NIAID working to design a clinical development plan for testing a new malaria vaccine in pregnant women.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal is pleased to share free online access to Jing-Bao Nie and Ruth Fitzgerald’s recent article outlining a transcultural approach to bioethics.
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr will present as part of a symposium on “The Philosophy and Politics of (In)civility.”
Senior Research Scholar John Keown’s recent arguments against euthanasia appear in a prominent medical journal and a festschrift honoring his onetime mentor.
In a recent article in the British Art Journal, Dr. Keren Hammerschlag analyzes layered perspectives on the bodies painted by William Orpen at the turn of the twentieth century.