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Open Director Position

The College of Human Medicine is hiring for the position of Center Director. Visit the Hiring link in the menu above for more information, or visit posting 516219 at To be included in the initial review process, applications must be received by August 1, 2018, though the position will remain open until it is filled.

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Article from Dr. Stahl in ‘AJOB Neuroscience’

Center Assistant Professor Devan Stahl is co-author of a target article in the current issue of AJOB Neuroscience, titled “The Persisting Problem of Precedent Autonomy Among Persons in a Minimally Conscious State: The Limitations of Philosophical Analysis and Clinical Assessment.” Visit our blog for more information.

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Reflecting on Early Bioethics: Fleck and Tomlinson

Episode 9 of No Easy Answers in Bioethics is now available! The episode features Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson and Professor Dr. Len Fleck. They discuss how they entered the field of bioethics, and the changes they've seen from the 1970s to the present.

No Easy Answers in Bioethics is also available on iTunes/Apple Podcasts and Stitcher!

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Worried about your privacy? Your genome isn’t the biggest threat.

Tom Tomlinson, PhD

Join the discussion! Dr. Tomlinson will respond to comments posted through July 12, 2018.

Tom Tomlinson is Director and Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Michigan State University.