Jeffrey Kahn, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and Bioethics from Georgetown, will succeed KIE Senior Research Scholar Ruth Faden as director of Johns Hopkins University’s Berman Institute.
KIE scholars Madison Powers and Ruth Faden were the focus of a recent bioethics conference in Switzerland, which was organized around their book, Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy.
Thirty-six members of Congress have joined their voices with the KIE-led Second Wave Initiative in demanding that the government ensure that more pregnant women are responsibly included as medical research subjects.
KIE scholars Ruth Faden and Tom Beauchamp are honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics from PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research).
KIE scholars Maggie Little and Ruth Faden are spearheading the Second Wave Initiative, which aims to address the under-representation of pregnant women and their interests in medical research. This week, they submitted a brief to the US Department of Health and Human Services to consider five proposed recommendations to this effect.
KIE scholar Ruth Faden wins the Lifetime Achievment Award from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH), making her the fourth KIE scholar to do so.
Ruth Faden visits NPR to talk through the pressures that pregnant women face in choosing whether or not to be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu.
Each year, over 400,000 women in the U.S. confront significant medical illness while pregnant, and they have little to no guidance on medication during that time. A new KIE initiative targets this problem.