Eriko Sase, PhD, will be presenting a talk on Human Rights and Environmental Health: The Great East Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. Sase is on the Board of Directors at the Global Health Research Center of Japan and adjunct faculty in the Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Tokyo.
Diane O'Leary, PhD, is presenting on the topic of "Why Bioethics Should Be Concerned with Medically Unexplained Symptoms." Dr. O'Leary is a former KIE Visting Researcher and current PCCB Visiting Scholar in Neuroethics.
Join us for a candid conversation with Michael Patrick Lynch, author of The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data and In Praise of Reason: Why Rationality Matters for Democracy.
The NIH is hosting NIH Clinical Center with David Leopold of the National Institute for Mental Health for a meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
"Writing Climate Now" is a roundtable discussion of strategies for writing persuasively and accurately about environmental disaster and climate change. Pessimism or optimism? Scientific or poetic? We will discuss matters of tone, audience, venue, and tactics with four local writers
Join the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment at NHS, and the Georgetown Environment Initiative for a talk with Gary Cohen, co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth.
Melanie Boly of the University of Wisconsin for this semester's first meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
The Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group will meet to discuss the adequacy of consent in clinical trials, specifically the appropriate content within consent forms for specific trials and guidelines.
PhD researcher Daniel Davis will share findings from the empirical literature on fostering productive collaboration and civil engagement in online learning settings.
Legendary chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov joins the KIE, The Center for Jewish Civilization, and Georgetown's Department of Computer Science for a lunch and conversation on his new book, "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins."
The Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group will meet to discuss how the internet and health information relate to the pediatric population. Dr. Silvana Barone joins as speaker.
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr will speak at the final JBC of this Spring followed by an informal dinner.
Monday's meeting of the Bioethics Interest Group will discuss whether it is ethical for state Medicaid programs to restrict coverage for new Hepatitis C medications on the basis of drug or alcohol use.
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law welcomes Martin Havia, Executive Dean of the Universidad Torcuato di Tella School of Law, for a discussion on surrogacy.
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?
Alison Jaggar of University of Colorado-Boulder will speak at this semester's final meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
Hilde Lindemann of Michigan State University will speak at this semester's fourth meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
Elizabeth Barnes of UVA will speak at this semester's third meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.