ASBH Annual Conference 2019
October 24-27th, 2019 -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Six of our students presented at the Annual ASBH Conference this year!
Yoelit Lipinsky: "From Suffering to Gladness: Narrative Bioethics and Resilience in Encountering the Other"
Fahmida Hossain, Alexa Vercelli, and Adele Flaherty: "Meeting at the Crossroads of Stigma and Health Care: Achieving Ethical Palliative Care for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder".
Ercan Avci: "Does Palliative Sedation Produce an Ethical Resolution to Avoid the Demand for Euthanasia in a Muslim Country".
Hillary Villarreal and Elizabeth Balskus: "A Two-Fold Approach to Addressing Ethical Concerns in Designating Surrogate Decision-Makers for Incapacitated Prisoners in Hospitals".
9th Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference
September 19-20th, 2019 -- Kalamazoo, Michigan
Congratulations to Asmat Islam for her presentation entitled: "Moral Dilemmas of CRISPR Babies: Revisiting Arguments for Non-Medical Sex Selection in Global Commercial Surrogacy"
UPMC Mercy's Annual Conference: Mental Health in Our Community
A great conference coordinated by our alumni: Barbara Postol, Sarah Stockey, Carrie Stott, & Aimee Zellers
Pictured (left to right): Andrew Harrington, Hillary Villarreal, Carrie Stott, Barbara Postol, & Alexa Vercelli
The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity's 26th Annual Conference: Taking Care: Perspectives for the End of Life
Congratulations to Adele Flaherty on her presentation titled, "Meeting at the Crossroads of Stigma and Health Care: Achieving Ethical Palliative Care for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder" in collaboration with Fahmida Hossain & Alexa Vercelli
2019 Graduate Research Symposium
Four of our students presented at the 2019 Graduate Research Symposium:
Hillary Villarreal presented an oral and poster presentation titled The Ethical Implications of Using Living Kidney Donation to Address the Kidney Shortage
Adele Flaherty presented oral presentation titled Unintended Consequences: The Treatment of Chronic Pain as a Global Bioethical Issue
Asmat Islam presented an oral presentation titled Moral Obligation of Buying the Best Baby: Revisiting Arguments for Non-Medical Sex Selection in Global Commercial Surrogacy
Reem Shinawi presented a poster presentation titled The Ethical Implications of Big Data in Healthcare
The 10th Anniversary of the Fine Awards for Teamwork Excellence
Ceremony and photo by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation
2018 Catholic Health Association's Theology and Ethics Colloquium Scholarship
Kelly Lecture with Professor Dr. Hub Zwart
Duquesne University Graduate Student Research Symposium 2018
Twenty-seventh Annual Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
Kelly Lecture with Professor Dr. Tom L. Beauchamp
Duquesne University Graduate Student Research Symposium 2017
Ethics of Integrating Research and Clinical Care Conference