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Dr. Darin Zahuranec, assistant professor of neurology and CBSSM Investigator, was quoted in an article on BET.com about his study on hypertension and brain-bleed strokes. He told BET.com, "We need to do more for our patients to help them get their blood pressure under control." Click here for more information.

Fri, September 05, 2014

Brian Zikmund-Fisher joined other public health experts to talk about the increasing number of outbreaks of diseases that had largely been eliminated by vaccinations generations ago. Many doctors attribute the rising cases of measles, mumps and whooping cough to parents skipping or delaying vaccinating their children.

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Wed, October 15, 2014

Dr. Reshma Jagsi was featured in the Huffpost Live video segment "Why 1 Out Of 3 Women Are Unemployed After Treating Breast Cancer". She discusses her study about unemployment among breast cancer survivors. Visit the link above to view the discussion.

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PIHCD Working Group

Thu, December 18, 2014, 3:00pm
Location: 
B004E

Geoff Barnes and Jacob Kurlander will be speaking about a survey of providers involved in colonoscopy care for patients on oral anticoagulation.  Specifically, they want to assess who various providers feel is responsible for coordinating anticoagulation care around the time of a colonoscopy.  They hypothesize that everyone will treat this like a “hot potato” and try to assign responsibility to other providers.

Fri, November 21, 2014

A NYT article titled "The Best Odds for a Colon Test," dicusses Dr. Jeff Kullgren's study about incentives for a colorectal cancer screening test. The study was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine.

PIHCD Working Group

Wed, January 14, 2015, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
TBD

Ray De Vries and Tom Tomlinson will be speaking about a deliberative democracy session on non-welfare interests in biobanking. They will be looking for feedback on materials including the presentations to be given by experts.

Depicting Risks and Benefits of Medical Treatment (Dec-12)

Imagine that you have just been diagnosed with high cholesterol.  You are asked to decide whether or not take a type of drug called a statin to lower your cholesterol.  In order to help you decide, you are given information about the risk and benefits of taking statins.

On the following page, consider 4 different formats for presenting the risks and benefits.  

 

Bioethics Grand Rounds: Musical Event "When Death Comes Callin"

Wed, October 26, 2016, 12:00pm
Location: 
UH Ford Amphitheater & Lobby

When Death Comes Callin': Songs and Reflections About Death

Charlotte DeVries, Jeanne Mackey, Merilynne Rush, and friends offer a program of songs and brief readings reflecting various perspectives on death - humorous, sad, thoughtful, and quirky.

Lunch is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Check out the Ethics Path available to Michigan medical students through the Paths of Excellence (PoE) program. The ethics path provides opportunities for individualized, independent study, combined with field work with CBSSM, and a capstone project in the M4 year.

Click here for more information about the PoE program.

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Thu, May 04, 2017

Cancer Therapy Advisor asked Scott Roberts about the PGen Study and the implications for Direct-to-Consumer cancer risk testing in the future. Check out the Q&A session in the link below.

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