• Alumni Profile

    RICHARD WEINMEYER, JD, MA, MPhil

    RICK WEINMEYER came to the Center for Bioethics as a graduate student seeking education that would enable him to contribute to health law in significant ways. To do this, Rick embarked upon the Center’s Joint Degree program, earning a JD degree in Health Law and Bioethics from the University of Minnesota in 2013 and a Master of Arts in Bioethics in 2015.

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  • Forum on Ethical Issues in African Health Care

    Friday, February 26, 2016, Noon - 2:00 pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo

    Panel members:
    Rajesh Panjabi, MD, MPH, CEO, Last Mile Health; Associate Physician, Harvard Medical School, Brigham & Women's Hospital 
    Siri Su
    h, MPH, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies; Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota
    Michael Westerhaus, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota; Co-director SocMed; Medical Director, Center for International Health

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  • Come learn with us

    The Center for Bioethics offers three programs to suit the aspirations of graduate and professional students as well as working professionals. 

    Academic advisors from the Center are available to help determine the program that is right for you.

    Contact bthxed@umn.edu to ask questions or to make an appointment.

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30th Anniversary Celebration

Center foundersThe Center for Bioethics recognized its 30th anniversary with a celebratory event at Mayo Auditorium on October 8, 2015.  The Center was created through the vision and efforts of dedicated students, faculty, and administration, as well as a grant from the Northwest Foundation. 

Paul Quie, MD, Dianne Bartels, PhD, RN, and Gregory Plotnikoff, MD, MTS, FACP, were among the key players who built the Center’s infrastructure.  Each shared memories of the creation of the Center and its early times.  Steven Miles, MD, presented a speech entitled “The Center for Bioethics at Thirty,” which identified challenges inherent in bioethics and offered perspective about its future.  Master’s student Nicole Reynolds, DVM, spoke about “Moral Distress in the Veterinary Profession,” and Terry Bock, Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff, offered congratulations and support on behalf of the Office of the Senior Vice President for the Academic Health Center. 

Supporters of the Center for Bioethics—past, present, and future—gathered for a reception following the program.

 

Events

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Friday, February 26, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Lecture Series

Are You Involved in Research with Human Participants?

Come to this weekly lecture sponsored by the Center for Bioethics on the most critical and timely topics related to human participant research.

Taught by faculty member Dr. Steven Miles, this fifteen week lecture series is open to anyone interested in learning more about national trends, best practices and the most up-to-date resources for conducting research with human participants. Topics include: working with vulnerable populations, managing conflicts of interest, and issues of research misconduct.

Walk-ins welcome, though seating priority goes to pre-registered attendees.

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Education

The Center for Bioethics offers three programs to suit the aspirations of graduate and professional students as well as working professionals.

Academic advisors from the Center are available to help determine the program that is right for you.
Contact bthxed@umn.edu to ask questions or to make an appointment.