AGENDA NOW AVAILABLE: 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

Registration is now available online!

Conference Description

Religion and medicine have historica...

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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

Pre-Conference Session

As prelude to the 2015 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference, “La...

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Philomathia Research Associate in Law (Fixed Term)

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Philomathia Research Associate in Law (Fixed Term)
University of Cambridge

Deadline: May 01, 2015

Applications are invited for a Philomathia Postdoctoral Fellowship in Intellectual Property Law and...

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An Interview with I. Glenn Cohen on Selling Human Organs

Talks on Law, March 2015
by Joel Cohen interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen joins Joel Cohen from Talks on Law to discuss selling human organs....

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Clinical Trial Design

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Clinical Trial Design
Harvard Catalyst, Harvard Medical School

Deadline: April 01, 2015

Clinical Trial Design (CTD) is an opportunity for new clinical investigators who have an idea for d...

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Research Director

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Research Director
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Come work with us! The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University invites applications...

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Faculty Position: Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics

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Faculty Position: Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioethics
Rutgers University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Rutgers University is pleased to announce its search for the first Henry Rutgers Professor of Bioet...

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Call for Abstracts

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Call for Abstracts
Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology

Deadline: April 24, 2015

Biosecurity in a Globalised World: The Adoption of the Revised International Health Regulations &nd...

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IRB Analyst

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IRB Analyst
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Deadline: Open until filled.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic skills and knowledge of federal regulations pertaining t...
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Clinical Ethicist

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Clinical Ethicist
Memorial Health System

Deadline: Open until filled.

Requisition Number: 295-394
Job Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Position Type:&...

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The Doc-Fix Back Story:

Kaiser Health News, March 30, 2015

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

The...

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Just Food?:
Forum on Justice in the Food System

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

A conference exploring the intersections between social, economic, and environmental justice in the...

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New York State’s Medical Marijuana Rules Shaping Up as Unusually Restrictive

New York Times, March 29, 2015
by Jesse McKinley and Catherine St. Louis

ALBANY — When New York State’s lawmakers were mulling legalizing themedical use of mari...

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Indiana’s HIV Spike Prompts New Calls For Needle Exchanges Statewide

NPR, March 28, 2015
by Jake Harper

Shane Avery practices family medicine in Scott County, Ind. In December, a patient came to his offi...

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New York City To Teens:

NPR, March 27, 2015
by Maanvi Singh

The majority of teenagers with mental health issues don't get help. But maybe if help were just...

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From Microsoft, a Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave

New York Times, March 26, 2015
by Claire Cain Miller

It is difficult to imagine, at least in the current political climate, that the federal government...

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Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive

New York Times, March 25, 2015
by Daniel E. Slotnik

[...] Dr. Gopal, who also gave Jacob a physical examination, said she accepted a residency program...

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“My Body, My Bank”

Social Science Research Network, March 24, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:      

This essay reviews Kara Swanson’s "Banking on...

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A Top Weedkiller Could Cause Cancer.

NPR, March 24, 2015
by Dan Charles

[...] In fact, the IARC's assessment leaves many questions unanswered, including how much risk...

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With Expansion of Medicaid, Some States Are Identifying More New Diabetes Cases

New York Times, March 23, 2015
by Sabrina Tavernise

The number of new diabetes cases identified among poor Americans has surged in states tha...

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Breast Milk Becomes a Commodity, With Mothers Caught Up in Debate

New York Times, March 20, 2015
by Andrew Pollack

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — When Gretty Amaya took an unpaid maternity leave five months ago,...

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Wireless Sensors Help Scientists Map Staph Spread Inside Hospital

NPR, March 20, 2015
by Scott Hensley

Whatever lands you in the hospital or nursing home also puts you at risk for acquiring an infection...

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"Ebola-proof" tablet device developed

BBC News, March 20, 2015
by Smitha Mundasad

Designed by technology volunteers and Google, it can be used even wearing gloves and in storms and...

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IRB Review Specialist

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IRB Review Specialist
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Deadline: Open until filled.

Requisition Number: 15-0076
Department: Research Administration
Hours: 40
Location: Bosto...

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Project Manager

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Project Manager
Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Deadline: Open until filled.

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

The Penn Center for Community Health Workers is a communi...

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Battle Over Dementia Drug Swap Has Big Stakes For Drugmakers, Consumers

Kaiser Health News, March 19, 2015
by Julie Appleby

Executives at drug company Actavis knew they had to move fast to avoid a plunge in sales of their t...

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Chief Business Officer

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Chief Business Officer
Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Deadline: Open until filled.

Penn Center for Community Health Workers:

The Center is a community-academic-health system partner...

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French Parliament Debates Weight Standards for Fashion Models

New York Times, March 18, 2015
by Alissa J. Rubin

PARIS — France, which often seems to have style and elegance written into its genetic co...

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Contrived Threats v. Uncontrived Warnings:

Social Science Research Network, March 17, 2015
by Professor Einer Elhauge (Founding Director)

Professor Einer Elhauge has posted an updated version of his article, “Contrived Threats and...

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Senior Research Compliance Manager

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Senior Research Compliance Manager
Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Auto req ID: 35089BR
Business Title: Senior Research Compliance Manager
School/Unit: Faculty of Art...

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Technical Officer (Governance and Legislation)

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Technical Officer (Governance and Legislation)
World Health Organization

Deadline: April 09, 2015

Vacancy Notice No: WPRO/15/FT112 
Title: Technical Officer (Governance and Legislati...

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Vaccination Gaps Helped Fuel Disneyland Measles Spread

NPR, March 16, 2015
by Scott Hensley

California has been dealing with a big measles outbreak since December, when a cases emerged among...

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New Report:

Kaiser Health News, March 16, 2015
by Julie Rovner

A total of 16.4 million non-elderly adults have gained health insurance coverage since the Affordab...

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Chinese Premier Vows Tougher Regulation on Air Pollution

New York Times, March 15, 2015
by Edward Wong and Chris Buckley

[...] While China’s pollution may not be as dire as urban India’s, the reaction to...

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Measles fear for Ebola-hit countries:

BBC News, March 13, 2015
by James Gallagher

More than 10,000 people have died in the largest ever outbreak of the virus.

But a study in the jo...

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In Texas Funding Fight, Cancer Care For Poor Women Could Be Collateral Damage

Kaiser Health News, March 13, 2015
by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune

Kathleen Riley has had 14 rounds of chemotherapy and seven surgeries since she first found a lump i...

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Study Supports Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age to 21:

Wall Street Journal, March 12, 2015
by Tripp Mickle

A government-commissioned study supports increasing the tobacco purchase age to 21 from 18, saying...

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King V. Burwell Raises Concerns For GOP Governors, Triggers A Fact Check

Kaiser Health News, March 12, 2015

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

News outl...

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Drugging dementia: Are antipsychotics killing nursing home patients?

Al Jazeera America, March 11, 2015
by David Martin and Sheila MacVicar

[...] Antipsychotic drugs are approved for patients with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, not for...

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A Sheriff And A Doctor Team Up To Map Childhood Trauma

NPR, March 10, 2015
by Laura Starecheski

[...] Hardt took her map of Gainesville, with the poverty "hotspot" marked in deep blue, and starte...

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The sex lives of rich and poor women are remarkably similar — until it comes to birth control

Washington Post, March 9, 2015
by Danielle Paquette

Poor women are five times as likely as affluent women to have an unintended birth, new research fro...

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Ebola-Stricken Countries Lagged in Health Systems

New York Times, March 9, 2015
by Donald G. McNeil Jr.

The world has spent more than $4 billion fighting Ebola, but according to a new report from Sa...

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