Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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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 re...

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SAVE THE DATE!: 2016 Annual Conference:
Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics

Saturday, May 07, 2016
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Mark your calendars for the Petrie-Flom Center's 2016 Annual Conference! Check back here for up...

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The National Security Implications of the Genetics Revolution

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

More information will be available soon. Check back here!

Panelists:

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Fourth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

Friday, January 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Fourth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium will feature leading experts discussin...

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Health Law Workshop: Seema Shah

Monday, November 16, 2015 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall, Room 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Seema Shah is a faculty member in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Department...

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Harvard Reception at 2015 PRIM&R Annual Conference

Friday, November 13, 2015
Conferences
2015-2016
TBD
Boston, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law Scho...

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Health Law Workshop: Adam Kolber

Monday, October 26, 2015 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall, Room 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Adam Kolber is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. He writes and teaches in the areas o...

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REGISTER NOW!: Second Annual HLS-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference:
Drugs, Animals, and Food: Law & Policy of Antibiotics in the Food System

Friday, October 23, 2015 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA

Description

The debate over antibiotic use in animal agriculture combines elements of science, eth...

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Moral Bioprediction, Bioenhancement, and the Law:
A Lecture by Julian Savulescu

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Pound Hall, Room 102
Harvard Law School, 1536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Increasingly, knowledge from biology and neuroscience allows us to identify biological states that...

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Synthetic Biology:
Science, Policy, and Ethics

Thursday, October 08, 2015 4:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Harkness South Dining Room (205)
Harvard Law School, Casperson Student Center, Cambridge, MA

Synthetic biology, "which aims to apply standardized engineering techniques to biology and thereby...

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Non-Human Primates in Research:
Legal and Ethical Considerations

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Room 1010
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Please join us for a discussion of critical legal, ethical, scientific, and social issues raised by...

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2015 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

Monday, September 28, 2015 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
HLS Pub, Wasserstein Hall, 1st floor
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Come learn more about what the Petrie-Flom Center does and how you can get involved at this ga...

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At the Frontier: The Ethics of Innovative Surgery
A Neuroethics Seminar Series Event

Thursday, September 10, 2015 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Armenise Building D, Amphitheater
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

All modern surgical techniques were once new, so the ethics of surgical innovation is not a new top...

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Private Money Saves Colorado IUD Program As Fight Continues For Public Funding

Kaiser Health News, August 27, 2015
by Katie Kerwin McCrimmon, Health News Colorado

A Colorado birth control program that has cut unintended pregnancies and abortions by nearly half s...

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What’s Trust Got to Do With It? Trust and the Importance of the Research-Care Distinction

American Journal of Bioethics, September 2015, Vol. 15, No. 9
by Emily Largent (Student Fellow alumna)

From the article:

In a learning health care system, knowledge is an intended by-product of the pat...

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Senior Leader, Clinical Ethics

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Senior Leader, Clinical Ethics
Fraser Health Ethics Services

Deadline: Open until filled.

Come work in an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the peop...

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Fellowship in Transplant Ethics

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Fellowship in Transplant Ethics
Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: November 01, 2015

The Cleveland Clinic invites applications to the Cleveland Clinic Fellowship in Transplant Ethics....

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After A Divorce, What Happens To A Couple’s Frozen Embryos?

NPR, August 22, 2015
by Jennifer Ludden

Soon after their wedding, Dr. Mimi Lee and Stephen Findley decided to create five embryos. Lee had...

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Doctors Behaving Badly

New York Times, August 21, 2015
by Roni Caryn Rabin

What really goes on in an operating room?

This week, the Annals of Internal Medicine publishe...

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How Texas Could Set National Template for Limiting Abortion Access

New York Times, August 19, 2015
by Kim Soffen

Efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and calls for tighter abortion laws at the...

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Petrie-Flom Welcomes New Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics

Petrie-Flom Center, August 17, 2015

We are pleased to announce our newest addition, Luke Gelinas, who will be serving as the first Petr...

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Program Assistant

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Program Assistant
AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program

Deadline: Open until filled.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a Program Assistant to provide...

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When Rehab Might Help An Addict — But Insurance Won’t Cover It

NPR, August 16, 2015
by Ben Allen

The latest numbers show that deaths from heroin-related overdose more than tripled nation...

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Locked in Solitary at 14: Adult Jails Isolate Youths Despite Risk

New York Times, August 15, 2015
by Timothy Williams

[...] Solitary confinement has long been a feature of the nation’s criminal justice system, e...

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Laws To Prohibit Bush Meat Are Actually A Boon For The Bush Meat Biz

NPR, August 14, 2015
by Emily Sohn

What's for dinner?

Porcupines, giant squirrels, dwarf crocodiles and a variety of primates, in...

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Project Director

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Project Director
Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

This position will serve as the Project Director for a new multi-year project...

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Sr. Research Specialist

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Sr. Research Specialist
Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

General Description

The Berman Institute of Bioethics is seeking a Sr. Research Specialist who wil...

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Federal Court Rules Against Four Catholic Nonprofit Groups On Contraception Mandate Challenge

Kaiser Health News, August 10, 2015

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

Last...

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Coca-Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets

New York Times, August 9, 2015
by Anahad O'Connor

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest producer of sugary beverages, is backing a new “science-...

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Catholic Bishops In Kenya Call For A Boycott Of Polio Vaccines

NPR, August 9, 2015
by Gregory Warner

Africa will mark one year without polio on Tuesday. The last case was in Somalia in 2014.

But last...

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Complexifying Commodification, Consumption, ART, and Abortion

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics , July 2015, Vol. 43, Issue 2
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract: 

This commentary on Madeira's paper complicates the relationships between commo...

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Director, Office of Ethics

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Director, Office of Ethics
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Deadline: Open until filled.

Director, Office of Ethics

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the ten l...

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Florida rejects mother’s complaint about baby’s death after heart surgery

CNN Health, July 31, 2015
by Elizabeth Cohen, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

I. Glenn Cohen, a bioethicist at Harvard Law School, said inspections like...

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Less-Addictive Opioids Could Boost Drug Firms’ Image

NPR, August 2, 2015
by Rachel Martin, interviewing David Crow

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control, 44 Americans die bec...

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Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care

New York Times, August 2, 2015
by Lizette Alvarez and Abby Goodnough

MAYAGÜEZ, P.R. — The first visible sign that the health care system inPuerto Rico w...

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WHO: Trials show new Ebola vaccine is ‘highly effective’

CNN, July 31, 2015
by Laura Smith-Spark

A newly developed vaccine against the deadlyEbola virus is "highly effective" and could help p...

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‘Abortion pill’ legalised in Canada

BBC News, July 30, 2015

Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.

Th...

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GOP Senators Tout Measure To Defund Planned Parenthood, Expect Vote Before August Recess

Kaiser Health News, July 30, 2015

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

Repu...

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Princeton Journal of Bioethics: Call for Papers

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Princeton Journal of Bioethics: Call for Papers

Deadline: August 31, 2015

The Princeton Journal of Bioethics is currently soliciting articles for its 2015-2016 issue.

We ar...

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Inbound medical tourism to Barbados:

BMC Health Services Research, July 2015, Vol. 15
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

Abstract: 

Background

Enabled by globalizing processes such as trade liberalization, medical...

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Research, Regulation, and Ethics: Discussion of Human Subjects Research Regulation Book

Science for the People Podcast, July 2015, No. 327
by Desiree Schell

About the podcast:

This week we're learning about the regulatory frameworks that try to balanc...

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With The ACA Secure, It’s Time To Focus On Social Determinants

Health Affairs Blog, July 21, 2015
by Lauren Taylor (Student Fellow alumna) and Elizabeth Bradley

From the article: 

While Medicaid expansion remains a dream for Americans in many states, the...

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Existential Suffering and Cura Personalis: Dilemmas at the End-of-Life

CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 2015-3, July 1, 2015
by George P. Smith II (past Visiting Scholar)

Abstract:      
Existential, or non-somatic suffering, is often assoc...

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Intensive End-Of-Life Care On The Rise For Cancer Patients

NPR, July 22, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

Conversations about end-of-life care are difficult. But even though most people now take some steps...

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How Champion-Pony Clones Have Transformed the Game of Polo

Vanity Fair, August 2015
by Haley Cohen, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

[...] In horses, as in other species, certain experiences and conditions c...

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Communication and Outreach Lead

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Communication and Outreach Lead
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Deadline: July 17, 2015

Commission accepting applications for Communication and Outreach Lead

The Presidential Commission...

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Review of Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

IRB: Ethics & Human Research, July-August 2015, Vol. 37, No. 4
by Christine Grady

Christine Grady, MSN, PhD, the chief of the Department of Bioethics in the Clinical Center of the N...

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A Thai Surrogacy Case, With A 6-Month-Old Girl Caught In The Middle

NPR, July 15, 2015
by Michael Sullivan

Manuel Santos, from Valencia, Spain, is feeding his daughter, Carmen, a 6-month-old who was born to...

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Specialty Pharmacies Proliferate, Along With Questions

New York Times, July 15, 2015
by Katie Thomas and Andrew Pollack

[...] Ms. Short is not dealing with her corner drugstore but with a so-called specialty pharma...

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Medicare Proposes Paying Doctors For End-Of-Life Discussions

Kaiser Health News, July 9, 2015

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

Six...

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An Explicit Contract Makes Surrogacy Viable For An Oregon Woman

Kaiser Health News, July 9, 2015
by Kristian Foden-Vencil

During the past few years, Oregon has quietly become a prime location for women willing to carry ch...

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CVS quits Chamber of Commerce over tobacco-friendly lobbying

CNNMoney, July 7, 2015
by Jackie Wattles

CVS pharmacies is pulling out of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce amid reports that the lobbying group...

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PAPER NOW AVAILABLE:

Journal of Law & the Biosciences, July 6, 2015 (Published Online)
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow) and Carolyn Edelstein

Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs has a new article on the regulatory challenges ...

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Quietly, Congress extends a ban on CDC research on gun violence

PRI, July 2, 2015
by Todd Zwillich (producer) and T. J. Raphael (editor)

In the immediate aftermath of the massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, the US House of Represent...

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More than meets the IRB: On human subjects research and regulation: perspectives on the future

More Than Meets the IRB Podcast , May 2015, No. 11
by Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Michael Leary

In this eleventh installment of “More Than Meets the IRB,” we talk with I. Glenn Cohen...

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Visible Solutions:
How Neuroimaging Helps Law Re-envision Pain

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

Can brain imaging be a “pain-o-meter” that tells courts when a person is i...

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ZIBC Zurich Intensive Bioethics Course 2015

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ZIBC Zurich Intensive Bioethics Course 2015
University of Zurich & The Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine of the University of Zurich in collabora...

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California’s Obamacare exchange to collect insurance data on patients

LA Times, June 21, 2015
by Chad Terhune, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

With 1.4 million people enrolled, the state-run marketplace is embarking on an a...

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Insurer Uses Personal Data To Predict Who Will Get Sick

National Public Radio (NPR), June 8, 2015
by Todd Bookman, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Carol, who is sitting next to her husband, explains that John's s...

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This is Your Brain on Human Rights: Moral Enhancement and Human Rights

Law and Ethics of Human Rights, Vol 9, Issue 1, pp. 1-41 (2015) Symposium, Human Rights and Human Minds, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new paper on the use of moral enhacement t...

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Regulating Bodies Across Borders:

Bodies Across Borders: The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals (Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Tim Brown and Isabel Dyck, eds. Ashgate 2015)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new chapter on medical tourism.

Abstract:

&ls...

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Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen: New Blood-Donor Policy, Same Gay Stigma

New York Times, May 21, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored an op-ed for the New York Times on the FD...

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Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: August 30, 2015

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS

As members of the Bioethics Society o...

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Research Program Coordinator

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Research Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Research Program Coordinator will work with Berman Institute faculty members to coordinate and...

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Lecturer in Discipline: Bioethics

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Lecturer in Discipline: Bioethics
Columbia University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Requisition Number: 0005660  
Field(s) of Specialization: Bioethics  
Position Title: Lec...

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HHS rewrites Obamacare rules:

The Washington Times, May 11, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

The Obama administration on Monday ordered all insurers to provide IUD...

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2015 Annual Conference
Law, Religion, and Health in America

Saturday, May 09, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join the conversation on Twitter! @PetrieFlom #lawreligionhealth

To request copies of se...

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After Hobby Lobby:
What Is Caesar's, What Is God's?

Thursday, May 07, 2015 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us in person? Join the conversation on Twitter! @PetrieFlom #lawreligionhealth

P...

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Identified Versus Statistical Lives - Book talk and discussion

Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Building 1, room 1208, Thursday, May 7, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
by Featuring co-editors I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Nir Eyal, and Norman Daniels

The essays in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Approach address the identi...

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Deadline: Applications reviewed upon receipt - Apply Now!

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the Medical Center Line or University Ten...

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