The history of human subjects research is checkered. Dr. Rueben Warren of Tuskegee University reviews ethics violations and lessons. January 19, 2015
A multidisciplinary conference addressing issues in human trafficking is sponsored by Arsht Ethics Initiatives. January 23, 2015
Dr. Mervin H. Needell, a urologist who once worked with Albert Schweizer in Africa and helped fledge UM’s Bioethics Program in the early 1990s, has died.
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.