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2013 CBSSM Research Colloquium and Bishop Lecture (Ruth Macklin, PhD)

Wed, April 17, 2013 (All day)

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium took place at the Founders Room, Alumni Center (200 Fletcher Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109) on April 17, 2013.  The Colloquium featured presentations focusing on bioethics and social sciences in medicine across multiple disciplines.  

The 2013 Presenters were: 

  • Mieko Yoshihama, PhD, ACSW, LMSW: PhotoVoice: Promoting individual wellbeing and improving disaster response policies in Japan and beyond
  • Carol Jacobsen, MFA: Representing torture of women in custody in the U.S.
  • Michele C. Gornick, PhD: Do non-welfare interests play a role in willingness to donate to biobanks?
  • C. Daniel Myers, PhD, Daniel B. Thiel, MA: Which research? Public engagement and opinions about the research use of biobank samples
  • Ann Mongoven, PhD, MPH: Whose sense of public good? Public engagement results from the Michigan BioTrust and ethical implications
  • Andrea C. Sexton, BA: Citizen recommendations for communication about biobank participation and consent: Considering source, message, channel, receiver, and timing
  • Monica Marvin, MS: Comparing male and female BRCA mutation carriers’ communication of their BRCA test results to family   members
  • Allyce Smith, MSW: A Gift for All: Everyone has something to give - Approaching dialysis patients about donating their organs
  • Danielle Czarnecki, PhD Candidate: Putting patient-physician communication in context: An empirical analysis of sequential organization and communication transitions during visits for new diagnoses of early stage prostate cancer.

Michele Heisler, MD, MPA

Christian Vercler, MD, MA

Faculty

Christian Vercler is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. He is a service chief of the Clinical Ethics Service in the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM). Dr. Vercler has a special interest in ethics in surgery and he holds master's degrees in both Theology and Bioethics. He has a passion for teaching medical students and residents and has won teaching awards from Emory University Medical School, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Michigan.

Last Name: 
Vercler

Wendy Uhlmann, MS, CGC

Faculty

Wendy R. Uhlmann, MS, CGC is the genetic counselor/clinic coordinator of the Medical Genetics Clinic at the University of Michigan. She is a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics and an executive faculty member of the genetic counseling training program. Wendy Uhlmann is a Past President of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Genetic Alliance and as NSGC’s liaison to the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

Last Name: 
Uhlmann

Please visit the events page of the CBSSM website to view the video of the February 1, 2012, talk and panel discussion, "Ethical Imperialism: The Case Against IRB Review of the Social Sciences," featuring Dr. Zachary Schrag of George Mason University; Dr. Cleo Caldwell of U-M's School of Public Health; Dr. Alford Young, Jr., of U-M's College of Literature, Science, & Arts; and Carl Schneider of U-M's Law School.

Fri, October 07, 2011

The University of Michigan Health System sent out a press release today describing the Institute of Medicine report on the future of the nation's health care.  In the report, two U-M health care initiatives were recommended to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services; one of those initiatives was Susan Goold's Choosing Healthcare All Together (CHAT) simulation exercise that engages the public in setting health care priorities. 

Bioethics Grand Rounds with Jeffrey Punch, MD

Wed, September 24, 2014, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Ford Auditorium

Grand Rounds

Box Lunches will be provided courtesy of the Center For Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.

This month's grand rounds features Jeffrey Punch, MD.

Please join us for a lively discussion of medical ethics. The Bioethics Grand Rounds is sponsored by the UMHS Adult Medical Ethics Committee and the Program of Society and Medicine. This educational session is open to all faculty and staff and members of the public. CME and CEU credit is available.

 

Bioethics Grand Rounds with Aisha Langford, PhD

Wed, December 10, 2014, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Ford Auditorium

Grand Rounds for December

Box Lunches will be provided courtesy of the Center For Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.

This month's grand rounds features Aisha Langford, PhD.

Please join us for a lively discussion of medical ethics. The Bioethics Grand Rounds is sponsored by the UMHS Adult Medical Ethics Committee and the Program of Society and Medicine. This educational session is open to all faculty and staff and members of the public. CME and CEU credit is available.

 

Victor Strecher, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor of health behavior & health education, SPH, and professor of health behavior, Family Medicine, was presented with the 2014 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). The James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation honored Strecher for pioneering the development of computer tailored health programs that have transformed the way people learn about and manage their health.

Jacob Seagull, Ph.D., assistant professor of medical education, was part of a team recognized as winners of the sixth-annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize for their development of a training portal to help health care professionals better understand the needs of at-risk populations. CaringWithCompassion.org is an online, modular curriculum that covers public healthcare systems and bio-psychosocial care for the underserved and is supplemented by a novel, game-based learning tool. Learn more...

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