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Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Welcome to the online home of the Center Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Medical College of Wisconsin! Since its establishment in 1982, the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities has been committed to helping health care professionals, students, policy makers and community members explore the challenging ethical questions that have accompanied scientific advances and changes in our health care delivery system. Learn more...

Our Mission

The Medical College of Wisconsin's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities is dedicated to locally, nationally, and internationally recognized innovation and excellence in:

Bioethics Education
Bioethics Research and Scholarship
Bioethics Consultation
Bioethics Community Service

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Dr. Strong Discusses Ethical Issues Related to Genetic Information

Oct. 15 - Kimberly Strong, PhD provides expert comment to Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News on ethical issues related to the scope and scale of genetic information that should be shared with patients and others. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News

Presenter at Medical Humanities Lecture Discusses Importance of Spirituality in Medical Care

Oct. 13 - In an interview on WUWM-FM’s “Lake Effect,” Dr. Christina Pulchalski discusses the importance of incorporating spirituality in medical care. WUWM

Pioneer in Spirituality and Health Care to Deliver Medical Humanities Lecture

Sept. 17 - Christina Puchalksi, MD, MS, a pioneer in spirituality and health care, will be the featured speaker at MCW’s ninth annual Medical Humanities Lecture on September 18th. Dr. Puchalski is a faculty member at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. Wauwatosa Now

Drs. Volkman and Grayson Receive NIH Grant to Identify New Therapeutic Targets for COPD

Sept. 15 - Brian Volkman, PhD and Dr. Mitchell Grayson are co-primary investigators of a one-year, $382,500 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to identify new therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Biz Times

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