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Headshot of Joel Wu

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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Headshot of Meritxell Mondejar Pont

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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On April 24, Eileen Weber, DNP, JD, BSN, PHN, RN presented the concept of Healthcare Legal Partnerships at the Center for Bioethics' Mini Bioethics Academy. If you couldn't make it to that event or simply want to know more about the topic, you can access Prof. Weber's Upper Midwest Healthcare Legal Partnership Learning Collaborative Report here

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Dr. Laura Palombi (center) standing holding framed award, flanked by Amy Westbrook, director of Public Health on Laura's right, and Commissioner Frank Jewell, who chairs the Health and Human Service Committee.

Congratulations to our afilliate faculty member, Laura Palombi, who received the St. Louis County Public Health Achievement Award in recognition of the extensive work she has done in the area of substance abuse prevention and intervention. Palombi is also an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy Duluth. Palombi has also provided leadership in training people on how to use naloxone to treat people experiencing an opioid overdose. You can read more about her achievement here...

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