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The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium will be held Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Founders Room, Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor, MI. The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address.  Lawrence O. Gostin, J.D., LL.D (Hon.) will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: " Law, Ethics, and Public Health in the Vaccination Debates: Politics of the Measles Outbreak." Click read more for more information and to register!

CBSSM News & Events

CBSSM Investigators serve as judges in two A2Ethics.org events
Kathryn Moseley served as one of the judges at "The Big Ethical Question Slam 5" hosted by a2ethics.org. In addition, Naomi Laventhal, Michele Gornick, Christian Vercler, Lauren Smith, and Lauren Wancata served as judges at the "Michigan Highschool Ethics Bowl 2."
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Joel Howell's article, “The heartfelt music of Ludwig van Beethoven” in the news 02/26/2015
Joel Howell is co-author in a paper published in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, “The heartfelt music of Ludwig van Beethoven.”  The paper analyzes several of Beethoven's compositions for clues of a heart condition some have speculated he had.
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PIHCD Working Group 03/05/2015
David Hutton will be speaking about a project to examine how patients and providers make decisions and value different attributes of high-cost biologic medications for ophthalmologic use.
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