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Dr. Robert Klitzman with Bob Whiteman in 2013

In Memoriam: Bob Whiteman

On February 20, 2014, the Columbia University Bioethics Program lost a dear member of its community when Bob Whiteman passed away due to … [Read More...]

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Adrienne Asch: A Career at the Intersection of Bioethics and Disability Studies

by Sara Bergstresser • The first time I heard Adrienne Asch speak, she had assumed her role as a respected and influential member of … [Read More...]

Ebola Outbreak

The Boundaries of Treating Ebola

By Dallas Ducar • On July 29th, 2014 the doctor who was leading the charge in Sierra Leone against Ebola, Sheik Umar Khan, was pronounced … [Read More...]

“Healthcare and The Power of Stories”: Recent News on Narrative Medicine & Ethics

A few weeks ago, Caryn Rubanovich, a newly added writer to our Voices in Bioethics staff and coordinator of the Narrative Medicine & … [Read More...]

Elderly Hand

“Respecting Choices” Model Coming to South Carolina

by Randi Belisomo •The South Carolina Medical Association is now working to follow the lead of physician organizations in Wisconsin, … [Read More...]

Bioethics Commission

Bioethical Expertise and Government

by Joshua Preston • In a new paper published by Dr. Annabelle Littoz-Monnet, an associate professor of political science at the Graduate … [Read More...]

Genetic Engineering

Manipulating Malaria

by Dallas M. Ducar • According to the World Health Organization (WHO) about 3.4 billion people are at risk for malaria. In 2012 there … [Read More...]

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The Boundaries of Treating Ebola

By Dallas Ducar • On July 29th, 2014 the doctor who was leading the charge in Sierra Leone against Ebola, Sheik Umar … [more...]

“Respecting Choices” Model Coming to South Carolina

by Randi Belisomo •The South Carolina Medical Association is now working to follow the lead of physician organizations … [more...]

Bioethical Expertise and Government

by Joshua Preston • In a new paper published by Dr. Annabelle Littoz-Monnet, an associate professor of political … [more...]

Manipulating Malaria

by Dallas M. Ducar • According to the World Health Organization (WHO) about 3.4 billion people are at risk for … [more...]

Letter from the Editor

Congratulations to Voices in Bioethics Editorial Staff Member Obiora N. Anekwe! … [more...]

Facing Pressure from Hospices, CMS Amends Prior Authorization Drug Policy

by Randi Belisomo • Policy Revision Under pressure from hospices nationwide experiencing financial and … [more...]

US v. Hendrickson: Sentencing the Addict’s Brain

by Joshua Preston • If there was any doubt whether bioethics scholarship was impacting the legal system, District … [more...]

Using Prudence When Prescribing

by Dallas M. Ducar • Over the last decade, the number of Americans who took a single prescription drug increased by … [more...]

Injectable Contraceptive Introduced in Burkina Faso

by Lillian Ringel • Burkina Faso’s health ministry has begun its initiative to have contraception available to 25% of … [more...]

The Social Responsibility of a Social Network

by Dallas M. Ducar • You may have participated in a published research study without even knowing it.  In 2012, … [more...]

End-of-Life Discussion: What are the Roles of Physicians, Governments, and Patients?

by Gabriella Foe • The discussion around end-of-life issues largely centers on the right of the patient to choose (to … [more...]

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