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Past Events

Date:
Nov 12, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Lewisohn Hall
Room:
602
Speaker(s):
Dr. David Blumenthal of The Commonwealth Fund

David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., president of The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in independent research on health and social policy issues, will speak during this session presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and Certification programs.

Date:
Oct 17, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall
Room:
313
Speaker(s):
Hal Edgar of Columbia University, and others

Hal Edgar, Julius Silver Professor in Law, Science, and Technology at Columbia University, will discuss the intersection of the study of bioethics and law during this session of the ongoing Careers in Bioethics series, presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and Certification programs.

Date:
Sep 19, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: TBA
Speaker(s):
Martha Alvarado of Beth Israel Hospital, Raffaella Hart of Biomedical Research Alliance of New York, Lori Jennex of Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Ilene Wilets of New York State Psychiatry Institute

Institutional Review Board (IRB) representatives from four leading New York medical institutions discuss how to get a job on an IRB during this session of the ongoing Careers in Bioethics series, presented by Columbia University’s Graduate Programs in Bioethics.

Date:
Jun 19, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia Global Center, Reid Hall, 4 rue de Chevreuse, 75006, Paris, France
Speaker(s):
Kristine Billmyer,Robert Klitzman

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, will discuss his latest book, Am I My Genes? in front of a European and international audience in Paris at the Columbia Global Centers | Europe. Kristine Billmyer, Dean of the School of Professional Studies, will introduce and moderate the discussion.

Date:
Apr 25, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Mathematics Building
Room:
207

Professor Sherry Glied, Ph.D., Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, served as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under President Barack Obama from July 2010 through August 2012. During that time she was closely involved with the development of the Affordable Care Act. Come hear her unique perspectives from “Inside the Beltway” on what Obamacare is and may mean for us all.

Date:
Apr 16, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia Club, 15 W. 43rd St., New York, NY
Speaker(s):
Dr. Robert Klitzman

Join us as Dr. Robert Klitzman, Director of the Bioethics Program at Columbia University, explores the moral and psychological complexities that come in the wake of genetic testing—the anxieties and misunderstandings and the social, legal, and financial issues.

Date:
Mar 14, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Mathematics Building
Room:
207
Speaker(s):
Dan Brock, Harvard University

Dan Brock is a Harvard professor of Medical Ethics in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. Prior to his arrival at Harvard, Brock was Senior Scientist and a member of the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. Until July 2002, he was both Professor of Philosophy and Biomedical Ethics and Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at Brown University. He served as Staff Philosopher on the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine in 1981-82, and in 1993 was a member of the Ethics Working Group of the Clinton Task Force on National Health Reform. He has been a consultant in biomedical ethics and health policy to numerous national and international bodies. Refreshments will be served.

Date:
Feb 21, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Mathematics Building
Room:
207
Speaker(s):
Daniel Callahan, President Emeritus, The Hastings Center

Daniel Callahan is Senior Research Scholar and President Emeritus of the Hasting Center, an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies. He was its cofounder in 1969 and served as its president between 1969 and 1996. He is also co-director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy.

Date:
Jan 31, 2013 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Barnard College, Diana Center
Room:
504
Speaker(s):
Arthur Caplan, New York University

Dr. Arthur Caplan, director of the Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health at New York University's Langone Medical Center, will discuss his career in bioethics.

Date:
Nov 29, 2012 - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Mathematics Building
Room:
207
Speaker(s):
William Stubing, former President, Greenwall Foundation

Finding funding for scientific research is an ever-present problem in the medical community. Come hear the former president of the Greenwall Foundation, William Stubing, discuss his career in the field of grantmaking. He has more than 40 years of experience in philanthropy and education with 20 years spent at the Greenwall Foundation.

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