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Dr. Jameton, an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Bioethics since 2016, will be speaking at an upcoming symposium of the American Philosophical Association's on Healthcare Ethics and Environmental Sustainability.
 
Jameton's main research interest is in philosophical issues surrounding health care adaptation to climate change. He is also working with the Center’s committee on moral distress in nursing and other professions. He conducts a continuing informal course at the Center “Climate & Health Study Group,” which is...
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Book cover image: Doctor in blue suite with hands crossed in latex gloves with the title: The Torture Doctors: Human Rights Crimes and the Road to Justice Steven H. Miles, MD
Professor emeritus of medicine and bioethics, Steve Miles, MD, has published a new book reviewing physician complicity with torture internationally: The Torture Doctors: Human...
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Congratulations to Prof. Steve Miles for being awarded the 2019 Shotwell Award from the Twin Cities Medical Society Foundation for his fearless leadership as a humanitarian!

From the award program: "Steven H. Miles, MD is Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Bioethics at the Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota. He held the Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics from 2011-2017. He served as President of the American Society of Bioethics and...

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Headshot of Tankut Atuk

In 2019, the Center for Bioethics welcomed Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow Tankut Atuk, a third-year Ph.D. student in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota. 

Through his fellowship with Bioethics, Tankut seeks to understand and redress the ways in which the Turkish State violates access to health(care) and fails in responding to its national HIV epidemic. 

His current project looks at the socio-political dimensions...
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Headshot of Miriam Shapiro, MD
The Center for Bioethics welcomes the addition of Pediatrics' Assistant Professor Miriam Shapiro, MD to our list of Affiliate faculty members. Dr. Shapiro works on the ethical issues inherent in pediatric chronic critical illness. The care of this growing patient population presents many relevant bioethical...
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