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Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care

How do our loved ones make life-and-death medical decisions for us?

Watch the recorded webinar from Susan P. Shapiro, PhD, Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation.

Recorded November 13, 2019

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Brews and Views

Trust Me, I’m a Scientist! Responsibility and Accountability in Science

This session will feature Dr. Victor DiRita, Dr. Heather Douglas, and moderator Dr. Monique Mitchell Turner.

Brews and Views is presented by the Center for Ethics and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science & Engineering.

Friday, January 24, 2020
5:00-7:00 PM
Atrium, IQ Building
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No Easy Answers in Bioethics

Considering Consciousness in Neuroscience Research: Cabrera and Reimers - Episode 19

Our January podcast episode features Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera and Dr. Mark Reimers of the Neuroscience Program. Listen to learn about how consciousness is defined, and the moral and ethical considerations of research on lab-grown brain tissue.

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We Need Healthier Schools, and Student Activists Are Stepping Up

Sean A. Valles, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Valles will respond to comments posted through November 28, 2019.

Sean A. Valles, PhD, is an Associate Professor with an appointment in Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University.