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DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy

The Ethics of Futile Treatment

The DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy is a virtual event presented by Grand Valley State University. Registration is required, and continuing education credit is available. Visit their website for details.

Monday, October 5, 2020
6:00 - 8:10 pm ET

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Bioethics Public Seminar Series

Is Seeking Information on Social Media Harmful to Your Health?

Anjana Susarla, PhD, is a Professor of Information Systems in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
12 - 1 pm ET
Webinar registration:
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No Easy Answers in Bioethics

My Experience Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Kelly-Blake and Van Linden - Episode 22

Our May podcast episode features features a personal narrative of life with a spinal cord injury. Center Associate Professor Dr. Karen Kelly-Blake is joined by Mark Van Linden, MSA, and president of Adversity Solutions LLC. Mr. Van Linden candidly shares his story, discussing his life before and after his injury, and addressing not just the physical impact, but the mental, emotional, and relational impact of becoming paralyzed at age 39.

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A COVID-19 Vaccine Won’t Stop the Pandemic

Parker Crutchfield, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Crutchfield will respond to comments posted through October 8, 2020.

Parker Crutchfield, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.