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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...]

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The Children’s Learning Center: Educating Students with Cerebral Palsy

by Obiora N. Anekwe • Your smallest decision can make the biggest difference in learning. Recently, I became a member of the New York … [Read More...]

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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 married women by … [Read More...]

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“Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant”: The Role of Graphic Memoir in Medical Decision-Making

by Randi Belisomo • The Memoir End of life issues don’t always have to be so difficult to discuss, especially upon reading New Yorker … [Read More...]

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The Poor Deserve Perfection: The Case Against Pre-Health Volunteers in Global Health

by Lauren Kascak • “Don’t let the perfect get in the way of good.” This is advice given by the American physician-instructor of my … [Read More...]

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The Social Responsibility of a Social Network

by Dallas Ducar • You may have participated in a published research study without even knowing it.  In 2012, Facebook ran an experiment … [Read More...]

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

How to Boycott Animal Testing

by Marilyn Eshikena • Animal rights extremism is no stranger to the news headlines, with involved individuals moving … [more...]

Drug Policy Places New Pressures on Hospice

by Randi Belisomo • The Policy After outcry over a new rule intended to help avoid duplicate payments for … [more...]

Miso on the Market in South Texas

by Sebastian Agredo • As was reported in a February 20, 2014 post on the Voices in Bioethics Newswire, the rise in … [more...]

The Modern Family Fiasco

by Louisa Howard • For the majority of couples, conception is a process involving the woman’s own eggs and the sperm … [more...]

Access to Palliative Care: A Public Health Emergency

by Gabriella Foe • Increasingly, there has been a push for better access to palliative care. It could be the result … [more...]

Taxpayers Funding Sex Change

by Marilyn Eshikena • When convicted murderer Robert Kosilek sued the commissioner of the Massachusetts … [more...]

Trading Autonomy for Therapy

by Dallas M. Ducar • The City Board of Supervisors of San Francisco County is considering implementing a law which … [more...]

POLST: Making Sure Patients Get What They Want

by Sebastian Agredo • In stark contrast to the legislative developments in the Louisiana Capitol, a bill is awaiting … [more...]

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