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    • The Baby Lottery: A Challenge to the Right to Parent Our Own Children 

      Earl, Jake (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-01-30)
      In this talk, Jake Earl explores the ethical dimensions of the baby lottery, a proposed system for distributing parental rights and responsibilities. Jake Earl is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at Georgetown University.
    • Counseling Drug Manufacturers at the Intersection of Law and Bioethics: Selected Topics from Private Practice 

      Gould, John; Davar, Manhu (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-01-23)
      In this talk, John Gould and Mahnu Davar discuss the ethical implications of various laws pertaining to the pharmaceutical law, specifically with regard to the anti-kickback statute, marketing regulations, and informed ...
    • Ethical Issues in Palliative Care 

      Anderson, Kathleen (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-09-26)
      In this talk, Dr. Kathleen Anderson speaks about ethical issues in palliative care: the range of interdisciplinary supportive care given to patients who are undergoing treatment for cancer and other chronic conditions. Dr. ...
    • Ethical Issues in the Ebola Pandemic 

      Donovan, Kevin (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-10-24)
      In this talk, Dr. Kevin Donovan, director of Georgetown's Center for Clinical Bioethics, discusses some of the most pressing moral issues raised in the ongoing global Ebola outbreak in a dynamic, interactive session. Dr. ...
    • Ethics in Forensic Medicine 

      Noguchi, Thomas (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2013-10-04)
      In this talk, Dr. Thomas Noguchi, President of the World Association for Medical Law, and Oren Asman, LLD, Executive Vice President at the World Association for Medical Law, discuss ethics in forensic medicine.
    • The Forced Marriage of Minors: Do Health Care Providers have Duties to Intervene? 

      Kopemlan, Loretta M. (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-01-16)
      In this talk, Dr. Loretta Kopelman considers the role of healthcare providers in addressing the forced marriage of minors in the United States. Dr. Loretta Kopelman is an Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown ...
    • Islamic Bioethics: Key Principles and Approaches 

      Erkoc, Tuba; France-Nuriddin, Roxie (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-11-14)
      In this talk, Tuba Erkoc and Roxie France-Nuriddin offer an introduction to the field of Islamic bioethics, as well as a brief overview of the Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics Database at Georgetown. Tuba Erkoc is a ...
    • Neuroethics: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Neuroscience 

      Giordano, Jim (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2013-11-12)
      In this talk, Dr. James Giordano, Chief of the Neuroethics Studies Program at Georgetown's Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, presents an overview of the field of neuroethics, and addresses how advancements in ...
    • Neurotechnology and the Self 

      Giordano, Jim (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-10-17)
      In this talk, Dr. James Giordano of Georgetown University discusses the ethics of neurotechnology: advances in medical technology that enable us to manipulate the brain in ways that impact the mind and the self. Dr. Giordano ...
    • Nursing, Environmental Justice, and Public Health 

      Anderko, Laura (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-11-07)
      In this talk, Dr. Laura Anderko examines ethical issues at the intersection of public health and environmental justice. Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of ...
    • Organ Donation: The Last Gift of Life - Ethical and Religious Dimensions 

      Evans, Abigail Rian (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-10-31)
      In this talk, Dr. Abigail Rian Evans discusses some ethical issues around organ donation in this extra-creepy Halloween installment of Big Ideas in Bioethics. Dr. Evans is senior scholar-in-residence at Georgetown's ...
    • Organ Markets: Facts, Rhetoric, and Consequences 

      Fry-Revere, Sigfrid (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-04-11)
      In this talk, Dr. Sigfrid Fry-Revere, founder and CEO of the non-partisan non-profit organizations Stop Organ Trafficking Now and The Center for Ethical Solutions, speaks on the facts, rhetoric, and consequences of the ...
    • Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation 

      Raheja, Gauri; Boyd, Kenny (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-02-27)
      In this talk, Gauri Raheja and Kenny Boyd describe their work with the Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) to partner with hospitals in order to maximize organ donation opportunities, recognizing the moral ...
    • The Possible Cures and Probably Confusions of Genomic Medicine 

      Fitzgerald, Kevin (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-10-03)
      In this talk, Dr. Kevin FitzGerald, of Georgetown's Center for Clinical Bioethics, discusses some ethical issues around personalized genomic medicine: medical care tailored to individual patients based on their DNA. Dr. ...
    • Privacy in Genomic Databases 

      Kupersmith, Joel (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-02-13)
      In this talk, Dr. Joel Kupersmith engages the tension between the benefits of increased access to genomic databases and the costs of individual patient privacy. Dr. Joel Kupersmith is head of the Office of Research and ...
    • The Role of Statisticians in the Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research 

      McShane, Lisa Meier (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-03-20)
      In this talk, Dr. Lisa Meier McShane illuminates the critical role of statisticians in intervening in the event of research misconduct, specifically referencing a 2008 case of unethical data handling and manipulation in a ...
    • Understanding Coercion 

      Cratsley, Kelso (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-03-27)
      In this talk, Dr. Kelso Cratsley discusses common conceptions of “coercion,” acknowledging the many nuances in the word’s contested definition, and concluding with a diagnosis of the issues in this debate. Dr. Kelso Cratsley ...
    • What is an IRB, anyway? How Institutional Review Boards Work to Keep Research Ethical at Georgetown 

      Katopol, Kristen (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2015-02-20)
      In this talk, Kristen Katopol explains the role of Institutional Review Boards in ensuring that research conducted is ethical and protects human subjects. Kristen Katopol is the Director of the Human Subject Protection ...
    • Whole-Genome Sequencing: Ethical Issues and Medically-Important Incidental Findings 

      Callier, Shawneequa (Kennedy Institute of Ethics, 2014-11-21)
      In this talk, Shawneequa Callier weighs the ethical and legal responsibilities for researchers in relaying unanticipated incidental findings from whole genome sequencing to trial participants. Shawneequa Callier is an ...

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