Since 1992, the Dialogues in Research Ethics series has provided an opportunity for UM faculty, staff, students, visitors and members of the community to exchange ideas about ethical issues in a format designed to emphasize discussion and debate.

For a list of past Dialogues, see the Dialogue Archives

2015-2016 Schedule

September 25, 2015
When Science Meets Sport: Helmets, Head Injury and Public Policy
Stephen Olvey, MD
University of Miami

October 30, 2015
Science Writing and Communication: Potential Tools to Improve Replication
Joanna Johnson, PhD
University of Miami

November 19, 2015
The Value(s) of Public Deliberation: Challenges for Health Policy & Research
Adriane Gelpi, PhD, MPH
University of Miami

January 22, 2016
Editing Policy to Fit the Genome?
Rosario Isasi, JD, MPH
University of Miami

February 16, 2016
Timeout! Calling the Right Play for Children with Severe Neurological Impairment
Jay G. Berry, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital

May 4, 2016
Global Mental Health Research: Challenges and Questions
Fernando Lolas Stepke, MD
University of Chile

June 21, 2016
Human Rights as a Catalyst for International Data Sharing
Bartha Marie Knoppers, PhD
McGill University

September 30, 2016
Balancing Health and Privacy in "Intelligent Environments"
Carlisle George, LL.M, PhD
Middlesex University

October 28, 2016
The Academic CV: Should it Portray the Good, the Bad and the Ugly?
Thomas H. Champney, PhD
University of Miami


Dialogues in Research Ethics began in partnership with the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Since then, it has also been sponsored by the following organizations:

  • Miami Clinical & Translational Science Institute

  • UM Office of the Vice Provost for Research

  • Research Service of the Miami VAMC

  • UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital

  • Mailman Center for Child Development

  • South Florida VA Foundation for Research and Education

For more information, contact Ken Goodman (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 305-243-5723).