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Eighth Annual
Reproductive Ethics Conference

January 11-12, 2024

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Tenure Track Faculty Position
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Department of Bioethics and Health Humanities
Institute for Bioethics and Health Humanities
School of Public and Population Health
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


In April of 1970, both The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science at Houston and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston sponsored the symposium "Humanism in Medicine" that would help shape and give impetus to the new institute that would emerge at UTMB in 1973. This new institute would be dedicated to medicine and the humanities.

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Dr. Jacob Moses and colleague publish in The Washington Post

May 8, 2023, 00:00 AM by Beverly Claussen

Dr. Moses coauthored the article "An AI moratorium probably is not the answer" published in the May 8, 2023 edition of The Washington Post.  The piece appears in the “Made by History” section, which draws on the expertise of historians to put today’s headlines in context. To read the article click HERE