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Past Events

Date:
Oct 20, 2011 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Jerome Greene Hall, 435 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027
Room:
103
Speaker(s):
Carol Levine, Director, Families and Health Care Project, United Hospital Fund, Macarthur "Genius Award" recipient

Carol Levine, director of Families and Health Care Project with the United Hospital Fund and Macarthur "Genius Award" recipient, spoke on her career trajectory and how she came to the bioethics field from a non-traditional path. Before joining the United Health Fund in 1996, Levine directed the Citizens Commission on AIDS in New York City, and founded The Orphan Project. As a senior staff associate of The Hastings Center, she edited the Hastings Center Report.

Date:
Sep 15, 2011 - 6:00 p.m.
Speaker(s):
John Appleby, Wellcome Trust Fellow in Bioethics, Cambridge University

The Ethics of Telling Children if They Were Donor Conceived

Date:
May 23, 2011 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Lewisohn Hall
Room:
602
Speaker(s):
Karen Maschke, Editor, IRB; James Colgrove, Ph.D.; Robert Klitzman, MD; and others.

The panel offered tips on how to publish for academic and lay audiences in this new and rapidly advancing field. Professor Colgrove has authored and co-authored several notable books, including State of Immunity: The Politics of Vaccination in Twentieth-Century America, and Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State and Disease Surveillance in America and articles in the New England Journal of Medicine and elsewhere. Professor Klitzman has published several books, and numerous articles in academic journals as well as the New York Times, Newsweek, and other publications.

Date:
Apr 14, 2011 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Mudd Hall
Room:
633
Speaker(s):
Kenneth Prager, M.D.

Dr. Kenneth Prager is the director of the ethics committee at New York Presbyterian Hospital. In his presentation, he discussed the ways that the medical profession has changed over the course of his career, how ethical boundaries have been affected by technology advances, and gave advice on how students could be effective for both their fellow doctors and their patients.

Date:
Mar 30, 2011 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Lewisohn Hall
Room:
602
Speaker(s):
Thomas Murray, Ph.D.

Thomas Murray is President of the Hastings Center, a bioethics "think tank" in the United States which has produced influential work in the field for decades. The topic of his presentation, bioethics in the past, present and future, involves an examination of the idea of stewardship, health care reform, cost-effective design and technology.

Date:
Feb 17, 2011 - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Columbia University Medical Center, Russ Berrie Medical Pavilion, 1150 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY
Room:
1
Speaker(s):
Adrienne Asch, Ph.D., M.S.

Prenatal diagnosis and selective abortion: A challenge to practice and policy.

Date:
Feb 10, 2011 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Columbia University, Low Library
Room:
206
Speaker(s):
Dr. Llew Keltner

Llew Keltner, M.D., Ph.D. is the President and CEO of Light Sciences Oncology, Inc., a leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology company. He will speak about the critical roles that bioethics can play in industry, the tensions that might arise, and ways that these can be addressed.

Date:
Feb 05, 2011 - 8:15 a.m.
Location: Columbia University, Uris Hall

In this interdisciplinary colloquium we will look at attachment, development and parenting in the context of new family constellations afforded by innovations in reproductive technology.

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