Grants and Funded Projects

The University of Miami Ethics Programs have received a variety of grants and other kinds of support for special projects. Those projects on which we have served as principle investigator (PI) are so designated.

  • Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Office of the Statewide Public Guardian, 2006 – Support to develop case studies and other curricular material on “ethics and guardianship.” [PI]

  • Florida Department of Health, 2009-2012 – Support for the annual “Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions” conference in conjunction with the Florida Bioethics Network. [PI]

  • Florida Developmental Disabilities Council [PI]

  • Health Resources and Services Administration, American Association of Colleges of Medicine, 1998-2001 – Grant supported work to develop Web-based training in managed care ethics.

  • Lewin LO, Olson CA, Goodman KW, Kokotailo PK. UME-21 and teaching ethics: A step in the right direction. Family Medicine 2004;36 (January suppl.): 36-42. PMID:14961401.

  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 1994-1997 – Support to coordinate summer science and ethics activities for minority students. [PI]

  • National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health, 1994-1998 – NIH grant to support “Minority Precollege Health Science Outreach Project.” [PI]

  • National Institutes of Health, 1999-2002 – NIH grant to support Difficult Challenges in Human Subjects Research, including annual “Extreme Ethics” conference. [PI] 2000, 2001, 2002

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2006-2009 – Grant to identify and address ethical, legal and social issues in the use of personal health records. [PI]

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2000-2002 – Support for statewide initiative, Community-State Partnerships to Improve Care of the Dying.