- Kira Peikoff – Student
Newsweek – January 30, 2016View Full Article
"According to liver experts, NASH is a silent public health time bomb that may soon overload our health care system with hospital admissions....Doctors say its incidence has exploded in the last two decades thanks in part to the growing prevalence of obesity."
- Anne Laure Dalle Ave, David Shaw, James L Bernat – Student
Journal of Medical Ethics – January 22, 2016View Full Article
Heart donation after circulatory determination of death (DCDD) has provoked ethical debate focused primarily on whether heart DCDD donors are dead when death is declared and when organs are procured.
Caring for Older Adults in Disasters: A Curriculum for Health Professionals – Lesson 6-1, Ethical-Legal Special Considerations for the Older Adult PopulationLillian Ringel, Judith Ahronheim – Alumni
National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health – December 1, 2015View Full Article
The purpose of this curriculum is to enable educators to teach health professionals about caring for older adults in disasters. A wide range of health professions can use this curriculum.
- Matthew Dias – Student
Bioethics.net – November 5, 2015View Full Article
This October, reports surfaced that a psychologist deliberately blinded a North Carolina woman named Jewel Shuping, per her request. Thirty-year-old Shuping suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder (“BIID”), a psychiatric condition in which individuals experience an overwhelming, lifelong desire to develop a disability—most often by amputating a limb but sometimes by maiming an organ.
- Lisa Kearns, MS, MA – Student
Bioethics.net – October 20, 2015View Full Article
The conservative press’s reaction to Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of California’s “right-to-try” bill recently was surprising—not because of the vitriol expressed, or because the writers strongly supported the legislation, which was overwhelmingly popular in the state.
- Rovert Klitzman, Lillian Ringel – Alumna
The Advisor Online – September 1, 2015View Full Article
- Lillian Ringel, Stephanie Holmquist – Alumna
The Hastings Center – July 5, 2015View Full Article
Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and nicotine withdrawal: a qualitative study of patient perceptionsCarl Erik Fisher, Romilda Nellen, Anja Frei, Anne Catherine Beichl, Nina Hiestand, Alice Huber, Anna Buadze, Dominique Eich –
BMC Psychiatry – June 16, 2015View Full Article
Nicotine use has been reported to ameliorate symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Furthermore, adults with ADHD have a relatively high prevalence of cigarette smoking and greater difficulty abstaining from smoking. Overall, though, there is scant literature investigating the beliefs, perceptions and experiences of smokers with ADHD regarding smoking cessation and withdrawal.
- Bela Fishebyn – Alumna
The American Journal of Bioethics – May 13, 2015View Full Article