Dr. Mervin H. Needell, who helped fledge UM’s Bioethics Program in the early 1990s, has died.
Dr. Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer of the AAAS, was the Arsht Distinguished Speaker in Ethics on October 22.
The UM Philosophy Department's 12th Annual Graduate Student Conference took place October 17-18.
The UM Ethics Programs have been designated a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center in Ethics and Global Health Policy.
Created in 1993 to coordinate UM Ethics efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean, “PABI” is also the name of our NIH-Fogarty grant.
The “Plataforma de Filosofía, Ética y Bioética en Cuba” is intended to foster apolitical research and collaboration.
UM Ethics faculty have contributed to the ethics chapter in the premier text on biomedical informatics.
UM’s Bioethics Program Director has contributed to a new article on a Supreme Court ruling on datamining and drug marketing. [Wolfie Fox photo]
Ethics faculty Drs. Reid Cushman and Robin Fiore have published an article challenging the standard view of ethics committees’ role in policy review. [Benton Library Media Center photo]
Arsht Ethics Initiatives
Trustee, philanthropist and community leader Adrienne Arsht has given $3 million to the University of Miami Ethics Programs. It is the largest gift for ethics in Florida history.