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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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Gillian Bennett & Physician-Assisted Suicide

by Joshua Preston • “I want out before the day when I can no longer assess my situation,” wrote Gillian Bennett, a Vancouver woman, in an … [Read More...]

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Call for Papers: The Journal of Science and Law

Joshua Preston • In August 2014 The Journal of Science and Law was founded by award-winning neuroscientist Dr. David Eagleman and other … [Read More...]

Patents vs. Patients

Patent Protection and the Global Access to Essential Pharmaceuticals during Patent Infringements under TRIPS

by Emmanuel Kornyo • Patents are negative legal rights that act as stop signs to prevent non-innovators from making, using, or selling … [Read More...]

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Do No Cultural Harm: Malaria and Degedege in South Tanzania

by Derek Ayeh •Biomedical initiatives for treating malaria have constantly run into problems in Tanzania, where locals often feel their … [Read More...]

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Redefining Global Physicians in Response to Turkey’s Violation of Medical Neutrality

by Kate Zavin • This paper discusses the global role of doctors in light of a new piece of legislation passed by Turkey on January 17, 2014 … [Read More...]

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Gillian Bennett & Physician-Assisted Suicide

by Joshua Preston • “I want out before the day when I can no longer assess my situation,” wrote Gillian Bennett, a … [more...]

Call for Papers: The Journal of Science and Law

Joshua Preston • In August 2014 The Journal of Science and Law was founded by award-winning neuroscientist Dr. David … [more...]

When the Disabled Become Isolated: The Story of Snowflake

by Dallas Ducar •On the outskirts of a small town called Snowflake, just 150 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona lies a … [more...]

Respecting Choices: Financial Facts and Figures

by Randi Belisomo •Respecting Choices, an advance care planning program developed in LaCrosse, Wisconsin’s Gundersen … [more...]

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...]

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