Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences
College of Human Medicine

News and Upcoming Events

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Registration Open: 2016 Ethics Conference at Spectrum Health

The Ethics of Trust, Communication, and Relationships in Health Care

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Grand Rapids, MI

Spectrum Health presents a one-day symposium addressing ethical complexities in health care today. For more information, please visit the conference website.

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New publications from Dr. Tomlinson's research team

Americans want a say in what happens to their donated blood and tissue in biobanks--read more from Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson and his research colleague over at The Conversation.

The team was also published in the open-access international journal PLoS ONE: Understanding the Public’s Reservations about Broad Consent and Study-By-Study Consent for Donations to a Biobank: Results of a National Survey.

 

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Registration Open: Sixth Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference

This conference is sponsored by the Medical Humanities Workgroup and the Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law at Western Michigan University.

September 15-16, 2016
Kalamazoo, MI

For more information, please visit the conference website.

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White Horse, White Faces: The Decriminalization of Heroin Addiction

Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD

Join the discussion! The author will respond to comments posted through August 4, 2016.

Karen Kelly-Blake is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Medicine at Michigan State University.