Petrie-Flom seeks RA for project on human subjects research
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until Filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics seeks a part-time res...

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time res...

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2014-2015 Student Fellowship
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: May 19, 2014

>The Center and Student Fellowship.  The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology... Read More

Summer Bioethics Research Internship
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: January 15, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for its 2016 summer student program....

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Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Research Position
Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program

Deadline: March 18, 2016

The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program seeks applicants for a one-year postbaccalaureate res...

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Fellowship Programs
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Deadline: December 01, 2014

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University announces the 2016-17 Call for Applicati...

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Health Law Workshop: Leo Beletsky

Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Leo Beletsky is Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences with a joint appointment with th... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Kathryn Zeiler

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Kathryn Zeiler is Professor of Law and Nancy Barton Scholar at the BU School of Law. Prior to j... Read More

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics & Humanities
University of Washington-Seattle Campus: School of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

We are recruiting for a full-time (100% FTE, 12 month service period), tenure track faculty at the A...

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Health Law Workshop: Khiara Bridges

Monday, March 06, 2017
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

>Khiara Bridges has written many articles concerning, race, class, reproductive rights, and the... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Judith Daar

Monday, February 06, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Judith Daar is Professor of Law at Whittier Law School with a joint appointment at the UCI School of... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Frances Kamm

Monday, November 28, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Frances Kamm is the Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy in the Kennedy School of Gove... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Elizabeth Weeks Leonard

Monday, November 21, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Elizabeth Weeks Leonard joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2011. She is currently a J. Alton Hosch Pr... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Trudo Lemmens

Monday, November 07, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Trudo Lemmens is Professor and Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Toronto Fa... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Lindsay Wiley

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Lindsay Wiley is Associate Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law at American University.... Read More

Health Law Workshop: W. Nicholson Price II

Monday, October 17, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Nicholson Price is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Law, where he... Read More

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty Position
Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

Saint Louis University School of Law seeks a tenured/tenure track faculty member in health law to jo...

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The Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics
Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Deadline: January 23, 2017

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Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos

NPR, September 22, 2016
by Rob Stein

A scientist in Sweden has started trying to edit the DNA in healthy human embryos, NPR has learned

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​‘The Greed Is Astounding’:

Kaiser Health News, September 22, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organization

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Social Media Use in Research Recruitment:

Petrie-Flom Center / Harvard Catalyst, September 21, 2016
by Luke Gelinas (Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics)

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Imagine this scenario: you a...

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It’s Not Just For Kids:

Kaiser Health News, September 21, 2016
by Julie Appleby and Mary Agnes Carey

Even as the cost of EpiPens dramatically rose, so too did the number of prescriptions written for pa...

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Professor offers basics of bioethics and the law in 90 minutes:

Harvard Gazette, September 20, 2016
by Deborah Blackwell, reviewing lecture by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

On September 13, 2016, Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen delivered a lecture at the Harvar...

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Is Medical Tourism Ethical?

The Greenwall Foundation, September 2016

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director ;I. Glenn Cohe;served as a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Schol...

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Investigation Reveals Drugmakers’ Deep Influence On Nation’s Response To Opioid Crisis

Kaiser Health News, September 19, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organization

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The morality of risks in research: reflections on Kumar

Journal of Medical Ethics, September 19, 2016 (online first)
by Frances M. Kamm (Senior Fellow alumna)

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Reflecting on the contribution by Rahul Kumar to the symposium, I consider the following...

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Want a Zika Test?

New York Times, September 19, 2016
by Roni Caryn Rabin

[...] As worries about the spread of Zika virus in the United States continue to mount, public healt...

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U.N. To Take On Antibiotic Resistance At General Assembly

NPR, September 18, 2016
by Michael Martin, interviewing Keiji Fukuda

The U.N. General Assembly will devote an entire day to the issue of superbugs and antibiotic resista...

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In India, Couples Exploited By Unregulated Industry Of Surrogacy

NPR, September 18, 2016
by Julie McCarthy

In India, poor women serve as surrogate mothers. They are lured by the financial reward of carrying...

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EpiPen Maker Quietly Steers Effort That Could Protect Its Price

New York Times, September 16, 2016
by Eric Lipton and Rachel Abrams, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

[...] The idea being advanced is simple: If the EpiPen makes the federal preventive l...

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Canada has just approved prescription heroin

Washington Post, September 13, 2016
by Alan Freeman

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has quietly approved new drug regulations that will permit do...

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Want A BRCA Test?

NPR, September 14, 2016
by Michelle Andrews

Health care providers and insurers agree that it's in everyone's best interest to refer wome...

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Clinical Ethics Fellowship
Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medicine

Deadline: November 15, 2016

General Description

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The Division of Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City invi...

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Clinical Ethicist
Beaumont Health

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

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The Clinical Ethicist will support and advance the goals and objectives of the...

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How much do presidents and candidates need to tell the public about their health?

LA Times, September 13, 2016
by Matt Pearce

[...] the idea of presidential candidates, or sitting presidents, disclosing their health histo...

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Bioethics and the Law of Reproductive Technology and Genetics

Harvard Ed Portal, Allston, MA, September 13, 2016

Genetic enhancements. Reproductive technologies. Animal-human hybrids. Through new technologies and...

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2016 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
HLS Pub, Wasserstein Hall, 1st floor
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

At this event, faculty, colleagues, and students with shared interests in health law policy, biotech...

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The Harold T. Shapiro Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bioethics
University Center for Human Values at Princeton University

Deadline: December 1, 2016

General Description

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The University Center for Human Values invites applications for the...

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Clinical Bioethics Position
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Deadline: December 2, 2016

General Description

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The University of Wisconsin seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty posi...

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Cancer ‘moonshot’ panel names top 10 ways to speed progress against the disease

Washington Post, September 7, 2016
by Laurie McGinley

The Obama administration's "cancer moonshot" took a major step forward Wednesday when a committe...

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New York Can’t Block Late-Term Abortion in Certain Cases, Schneiderman Says

New York Times, September 7, 2016
by Vivian Yee

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Wednesday took a large step toward making New Yor...

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Federal Government’s Proposed Expansion of Regulation of Biospecimen Research Should Be Reconsidered

Biopreservation and Biobanking, September 2016
by Christopher T. Robertson and Jonathan D. Loe

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In September, the U.S. Department of Health...

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EpiPen’s Dominance Driven By Competitors’ Stumbles And Tragic Deaths

NPR, September 7, 2016
by Pauline Bartolone, quoting W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow alumnus)

NPR recently called on Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow alumnus Nicholson Price to help explain how...

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Senate Democrats Block Zika Bill Over Planned Parenthood Provisions

New York Times, September 6, 2016
by Emmarie Huetteman and Sabrina Tavernise

WASHINGTON — As Congress returned from a seven-week recess on Tuesday, Senate Democrats again...

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Progress Slows on Uninsured as Health Law Blame Game Goes On

ABC News, September 6, 2016
by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press

Progress in reducing the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. appears to be losing...

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Purvi Patel To Be Released After Overturned Feticide Conviction

NBC News, September 1, 2016
by Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — An Indiana woman whose feticide conviction for a self-induced abortion was...

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Mylan’s sudden plans for a generic EpiPen

Modern Healthcare, Vital Signs Blog, August 31, 2016
by Adam Rubenfire, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)

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Obviously Mylan didn't want to underprice its own branded drug, but it's pos...

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Big Data Neglects Populations Most in Need of Medical and Public Health Research and Interventions

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper, No. 16-26
by Sarah E. Malanga, Jonathan D. Loe, Christopher T. Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus), and Kenneth S. Ramos

Originally presented as a paper at the 2016 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference: Big Data, Health L...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics
Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: November 1, 2016

General Description

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The Cleveland Clinic, in partnership with Case Western Reserve University, Uni...

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Drop In Teen Pregnancies Is Due To More Contraceptives, Not Less Sex

NPR, August 31, 2016
by Julie Rovner

Teen pregnancy is way down. And a study suggests that the reason is increased, and increasingly effe...

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Chinese Women Head Overseas to Freeze Their Eggs

New York Times, August 30, 2016
by Carolyn Zhang

BEIJING — The anesthesia was administered, and Lu Yi gradually lost consciousness. O...

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FDA Calls for Zika Testing of All Blood Donations

Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2016
by Thomas M. Burton

The Food and Drug Administration is calling for Zika testing of all donated blood and blood products...

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Whose Lives Should Be Saved? To Help Shape Policy, Researchers in Maryland Ask the Public

New York Times, August 21, 2016
by Sheri Fink

[...] The effort is among the first times, Dr. Daugherty Biddison said, that a state has gathered in...

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After IVF, Some Struggle With What To Do With Leftover Embryos

NPR, August 20, 2016
by Juli Fraga

[...] A study published in the March issue of the journal Fertility and Sterilit...

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Radio Sputnik Interview: Medical Tourism

Radio Sputnik, August 19, 2016
by Interview with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

As health care costs continue to rise in the United States, more and more Americans are now opting f...

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Organ Transplant Troubles

WGBH News, August 18, 2016
by Jim Braude interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Adel Bozorgzadeh, & Natasha Dolgin

Thousands of patients are denied potentially lifesaving transplants while donated organs are being t...

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Research Associate
University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics

Deadline: September 30, 2016

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Religion, Medicine, and Law: Can Current Conflicts Be Healed?

Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

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Genetic Tests for a Heart Disorder Mistakenly Find Blacks at Risk

New York Times, August 17, 2016
by Denise Grady

Genetic tests for an inherited heart disorder are more likely to have incorrect results in black Ame...

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Debate Flares on China’s Use of Prisoners’ Organs as Experts Meet in Hong Kong

New York Times, August 17, 2016
by Didi Kirsten Tatlow

HONG KONG — An acrimonious debate over China’s use of prisoners’ organs for t...

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Assistant Professors of Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Division of Medical Humanities in the College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)

Deadline: Open until filled. Position begins July 1, 2017.

The Division of Medical Humanities in the College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical...

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Director of Clinical Ethics
University of Colorado – Center for Bioethics and Humanities

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

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The University of Colorado Hospital invites applications for a Medical Directo...

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​One Of The Biggest Lessons Lawmakers Learned From Zika? Don’t Rely On Lawmakers

Kaiser Health News, August 15, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organization

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While...

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In U.S. Jails, a Constitutional Clash Over Air-Conditioning

New York Times, August 15, 2016
by Alan Blinder

[...] Judges from Arizona to Mississippi to Wisconsin have declared over the years that the&nbs...

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Distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics
University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Philosophy Department

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Primary Purpose of Department

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral, researc...

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Finding Good Pain Treatment Is Hard. If You’re Not White, It’s Even Harder.

New York Times, August 9, 2016
by Abby Goodnough

[...] While an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse has swept across the United States, Africa...

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When Pregnant Women Need Medicine, They Encounter A Void

NPR, August 8, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

[...] But the CDC acknowledges that as pregnant women aren't usually included in drug safety stu...

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Zika-Fighting GMO Mosquito Gets FDA Approval For Testing

NPR, August 6, 2016
by Greg Allen

The FDA has approved field trials of a genetically engineered mosquito designed to combat Zika and o...

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Insurance Rules Can Hamper Recovery From Opioid Addiction

NPR, August 5, 2016
by Jake Harper

[...] The prior authorization process adds work for doctors and their staff, says Dr. Andr...

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The FDA is prohibited from going germline

Science, August 5, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored a new article in Science magazine&n...

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Medical Studies Involving Children Often Go Unpublished

NPR, August 4, 2016
by Richard Harris

Many medical studies involving children never end up being put to use because scientists frequently...

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NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos

NPR, August 4, 2016
by Rob Stein

The federal government announced plans Thursday to lift a moratorium on funding of certain controver...

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Project Coordinator and Research Associate
ELSI, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

Our ELSI Research Program, led by Dr. Amy McGuire, is seeking a project coordinator and a research a...

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Obamacare Expansion A Bumpy Ride For Rural Health Clinics

Kaiser Health News, August 3, 2016
by Pauline Bartolone

A network of clinics that serves low-income patients in rural Northern California is finally finding...

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Research Fellow in Ethics and Maternal and Child Health
Nuffield Department of Population Health at University of Oxford

Deadline: August 5, 2016

General Description

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Based within the Nuffield Department of Population Health, The Ethox Centre is...

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