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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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The Center for Bioethics is excited to call Joel Wu, JD, MPH, MA, HEC-C our Clinical Ethics Adjunct professor! Wu has been an affiliate faculty member of the Center since 2018. In this new position Joel will be supporting our clinical ethics work. Check out his bio to learn more about his work in public health ethics, health policy, and clinical ethics.

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Meritxell Mondejar Pont, a doctoral student at Vic University, will be joining the Center for Bioethics this summer and next summer to research Integrated Palliative Care. Meri, who studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Welfare at Universitat Central de Catalunya, will focus on evaluating the palliative care system in the Osona region in Catalonia, Spain. This research is aimed at gaining an understanding of the integrated care factors being implemented such as multidisciplinary teamwork, care coordination, patient-centered approaches and missing factors. This is in addition to...

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Red Junk Food with a Red BackgroundAmos Laar, MA, PhD, was featured in an article by the Lancet's Diabetes & Endocrinology journal naming him "One of the most active voices in [Ghana's obesity] crisis." Laar is a senior lecturer of public health ethics and nutrition at the University of Ghana and a graduate of the University of Minnesota's MA in Bioethics....

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