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Dangerous Ignorance: What Patients Don’t Understand about Pharmacogenomics

Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD., writes about the emerging importance of pharmacogenomics as well as current shortcomings in patients' understanding of pharmacogenomic testing results.

Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD  |  Aug 30, 2023

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The Naloxbox at IUPUI, containing opioid rescue kits (Narcan).


Read all about the effects and ethics of the new NaloxBox at IUPUI, a Narcan distribution machine that's saving lives!

Morgan Rich  |  Aug 09, 2023

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Doyle Publishes in Health Affairs on Personal Experience with Decision Aids

Tom Doyle, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow from the Center for Bioethics, reflects on his recent publication in Health Affairs on his personal experience with Hodgkin's

Tom Doyle, PhD  |  Jul 17, 2023

Auschwitz Dissection Table

Faculty bringing a new focus on ethics, diversity, equity and inclusion in the anatomy field

As a child, Amber Comer, JD, PhD was close with her grandfather. A Holocaust survivor, he lived with her family and told her stories about

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 14, 2022

A Conversation about Fortitude by Kurt Vonnegut

            On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, IU Center for Bioethics, Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program at IU, and The Charles

Emily Varanka  |  Nov 10, 2021

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Engaging in Research with/in Rural Communities

On September 12, 2021, Dr. Katharine Head delivered a TREATs talk entitled "Engaging in Research with/in Rural Communities." Click to find out more about Dr.

Emily Varanka  |  Sep 24, 2021

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Ethical Challenges in AI and Other Applied Technologies

On September 1, 2021, Dr. Emily Webber delivered a Fairbanks Ethics Lecture entitled, "Ethical Challenges in AI and Other Applied Technologies." Click to find out

Emily Varanka  |  Sep 14, 2021

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Study Recruitment and Social Media

Social media has emerged as a promising space for data acquisition and study recruitment, due to the vast number of diverse users and abundant, accessible

Aaron Webb  |  Aug 03, 2021

Vaccinating in Indiana

I was a volunteer vaccinator for 94 hours during the COVID pandemic. Keep reading to find out about some of the patients I met and

Aubrey Kenefick  |  Jul 06, 2021

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Vaccine Fairness – The Big Picture

Along with the COVID vaccine comes important ethical questions and debate.  Dr. Peter H. Schwartz, MD, PhD, Director of the IU Center for Bioethics, offers

Peter Schwartz, MD, PhD  |  Feb 01, 2021