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Institute for Bioethics & Health Humanities committed to moral inquiry, research, teaching, and professional service in medicine and healthcare

 

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Events

Reproductive Ethics Conference
Fifth Annual Conference -- to be held virtually
Thursday-Friday, April 8-9, 2021
Now accepting abstracts until January 31, 2021


Upcoming 2021 Seminars

January 27, 2021      3:30pm - 4:30pm
From Cancer to COVID-19, Does Science Self-Correct?
Ivan Oransky, MD

Distinguished Writer in Residence,
New York University's Arthur Carter Journalism Institute
Co-Founder, Retraction Watch
Executive Director, The Center for Scientific Integrity
President, Association of Health Care Journalists
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York Univeristy School of Medicine

Register in advance for this webinar:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-RU8wXVEERTO-x1zUcZKVdA
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


January 28, 2021     12:00pm - 1:00pm
Trust and Technology: Health Surveillance and Translational Humanities in a Data-Driven Pandemic
Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH

Gladys Louise Professor of English
Chair, English Department
Director of Medical Humanities
Director, Medical Futures Lab
Adjunct Professor
UT School of Public Health, Division of Health & Behavioral Sciences

Register in advance for this webinar:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-zHchoi8RRgyVDT7TtzaK8g
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


February 11, 2021
Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD, HEC-C
Professor of Bioethics, Graduate Program Director
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
and
Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
Associate Professor
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine


February 25, 2021
Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD

Scholar in Residence
Stanford University School of Medicine
Founder, TIME'S UP Healthcare


March 25, 2021
Camisha Russell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
University of Oregon

 

News

Graduate Students Receive Numerous UTMB Awards

Dec 23, 2020, 10:53 AM by Beverly Claussen

Congratulations to the following students for receiving prestigious UTMB awards and scholarships:

Nathalie Egalite: Chester R. Burns Institute for the Medical Humanities Alumni Award

Ryan Hart: Chester R. Burns Institute for the Medical Humanities Alumni Award and Harry Huntt Ransom Dissertation Fellowship Award in Medical Humanities

Rebecca Permar: Dr. David C. Eiland, Jr. Scholarship Award in Health Care and Humanistic Medicine

Corisa Rakestraw: Endowed Scholarship for the Institute for the Medical Humanities and Harry Huntt Ransom Dissertation Fellowship Award in Medical Humanities

Mike Vaughan: William Bennett Bean Scholarship in the Medical Humanities