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MCW Bioethics News

Former Fashion Photographer Delivers the Henry Howe Chan Memorial Lecture in Bioethics

Apr 8 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Rick Guidotti, a former fashion photographer who founded the non-profit arts and advocacy group Positive Exposure, delivered MCW’s Henry Howe Chan Memorial Lecture in Bioethics. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel & WUWM-FM

Former Fashion Photographer to Present Henry Howe Chan Memorial Lecture in Bioethics

Mar 26 - Rick Guidotti, an award-winning former fashion photographer who now focuses his work on genetics, mental health, and human rights, will present MCW’s Henry Howe Chan Memorial Lecture in Bioethics on Thursday, April 3. WauwatosaNOW

Positive exposure: Internationally renowned photographer focuses on the beauty of differences

March 19 - Rick Guidotti, an award-winning former fashion photographer who now focuses his work on genetics, mental health, and human rights, will present the Henry Howe Chan Memorial Lecture in Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin on Thursday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m.

Bioethicists Suggest that Parents Best-Equipped to Decide on Genetic Test Discussions

Mar 11 - In a commentary published in the American Journal of Bioethics, Kimberly Strong, PhD, and Thomas May, PhD, write that parents are best-suited to make decisions about what genetic testing results are provided to children and their families. Health Canal

Parents best equipped to make decisions on genetic testing, return of results

Mar. 11 - Technology often outpaces ethical discussions; this has become evident in the current recommendations around next-generation genomic testing and the way in which results are handled for pediatric patients.

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

Dr. Derse Discusses Bioethical Issues Related to End-of-Life Decisions

Jan 21 - Dr. Arthur Derse discusses bioethical issues that families face when making end of life decisions. Wisconsin Public Radio

Bioethicist Discusses End of Life Issues on Wisconsin Public Radio

Jan 13 - Arthur Derse, MD, JD, discusses the laws and ethics of end of life decisions on an interview on Wisconsin Public Radio. Wisconsin Public Radio

Humanities Lecture features physician-writer and essayist

Nov. 7 - Danielle Ofri, MD, physician-writer and New York Times essayist, will be the featured speaker at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) 8th annual Medical Humanities Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5 pm on the MCW campus.

Dr. Derse Discusses Ethics of Dying in the 21st Century

Nov 19 - Dr. Arthur Derse contributes to an MD News discussion on the ethics of dying in the 21st century and the availability of life-sustaining technologies. MD News

New York Times Essayist to be Featured Speaker at Medical Humanities Lecture

Nov 12 - Dr. Danielle Ofri, physician-writer and New York Times essayist, will be the featured speaker at MCW’s 8th annual Medical Humanities Lecture on November 21. WauwatosaNOW

Dr. Derse to be Keynote Speaker at Western Michigan Univ. Medical Humanities Conference

Sept 24 - Dr. Arthur Derse will be the keynote speaker at Western Michigan University’s Medical Humanities Conference. WMU News

Bioethics Graduate Certificate Candidate Receives ASTRO’s Highest Honor

Sept 17 - The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected health care researcher Jean B. Owen, PhD, as the 2013 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines other than radiation oncology, radiobiology and radiation physics. Phys.org

Annual Symposium Announced for Program in Genomics and Ethics

May 20 - The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Program in Genomics and Ethics will inaugurate its annual symposium on genomics and ethics on June 6. WauwatosaNOW

Bioethics Center to Host Symposium on Genetics and Ethics

May 27 - MCW’s Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities will host its first symposium on genetics and ethics on June 6 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Wauwatosa. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Genomics and Ethics Symposium will explore issues surrounding DNA sequencing

May 23 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Program in Genomics and Ethics will offer the first annual Genomics & Ethics Symposium on Thursday, June 6, at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West in Wauwatosa.

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

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