Faculty members Lisa Moses, VMD, and J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, along with MBE student Nathan W. Peterson, VMD, have been studying the ethical conflict and moral distress among veterinarians for several years and have new findings on the causes and suggestions for addressing them. This is the first study of this problem in North America.
Dr. Rebecca Li, 2013 Fellow from the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School and executive director of the Vivli Center for Global Clinical Research Data, spoke about how antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a looming global threat, spurred on by years of widespread use and misuse of antibiotics, driving the evolution of hard-to-treat so-called “superbugs”.
Associate director for the Center for Bioethics, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, joined Dr. Doug Urness and Dr. Jon LaPook on CBS Mornings to discuss mental illness and gun violence rates in Canada and the United States.
While we celebrated our 2022 MBE class at their hooding ceremony, our very own associate director for the Center for Bioethics, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, was instated as president of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, associate director for the Center for Bioethics and president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) comments on, “The ripple effects of what we’ve been through, we are only beginning to see.”
Glenn Ellis, Harvard Medical School 2019 bioethics fellow and visiting scholar at Tuskegee University’s National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care is quoted, “If you’re not tracking the data, it’s impossible to understand the magnitude and know where to direct resources.”
When Vincent Bain receives his Master of Bioethics from Harvard Medical School in a few weeks, he will be headed to a new assignment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center—one of the few officers in the U.S. Army to serve as a chaplain bioethicist.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, associate director for the Center for Bioethics and president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), spoke at a hearing on “Communities in Need: Legislation to Support Mental Health and Well-Being” on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.
Dr. Insoo Hyun, Director of Research Ethics and a faculty member at the Center for Bioethics was quoted for his take on the scientific debate surrounding hybrid creatures after the popularity of Netflix’s series, Sweet Tooth. Recently, this debate has surfaced again with Shrek 2 appearing in Netflix’s Top 10 movies in the U.S.