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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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
Pound Hall, Room 102
Harvard Law School, 1536 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

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

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NOW AVAILABLE: FDA in the 21st Century:

Columbia University Press, September 2015
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), eds.

Just out from Columbia University Press, FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges...

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Judge Says Alaska Gov. Can Go Forward With Enrollment Plan For Medicaid Expansion

Kaiser Health News, August 31, 2015

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

The...

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India Virtually Eliminates Tetanus as a Killer

New York Times, August 28, 2015

A year after eliminating polio, India has scored another public health victory. Following a 15...

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FDA Warns Tobacco Companies Advertising ‘Natural’ Cigarettes

NPR, August 27, 2015
by Rob Stein

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered three tobacco companies to stop claiming their...

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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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Vaccinations Bring Hope, Bracelets Deliver Reminders

New York Times, August 22, 2015

Thanks to the vaccine alliance Gavi, United Nations agencies, the World Bank, the Bi...

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Recalls of Organic Food on the Rise, Report Says

New York Times, August 20, 2015
by Stephanie Strom

New data collected by Stericycle, a company that handles recalls for businesses, shows a sharp...

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Surveys Show Uninsured Rate In Ohio, Calif. Dropped After Health Law Kicked In

Kaiser Health News, August 20, 2015

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

Mean...

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British Study Says Electronic Cigarettes Curb Smoking Risks

New York Times, August 19, 2015
by Barry Meier

British health officials on Wednesday reported the results of a government-funded study concluding...

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Gun Laws Associated With Lower Suicide Rates

New York Times, August 19, 2015
by Nicholas Bakalar

A new study has found that four gun laws are significantly associated with lower rates of firearm s...

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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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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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At MGH, schooling doctors in the power of empathy:

Boston Globe, August 15, 2015
by Bella English

It was a classic mismatch: an angry, demanding woman and an impatient, brusque man. Time and again,...

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Yes, powdered alcohol is real. It’s already banned in New York and at least 20 other states.

Washington Post, August 15, 2015
by Abby Phillip

Powdered alcohol isn't even available on the open market yet, but 25 states have already acted...

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At Clinton Event, An Emotional Conversation On Substance Use

NPR, August 14, 2015
by Tamara Keith

New Hampshire is in the throes of a drug epidemic driven by prescription opiods and heroin.

"The s...

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Business Leaders, GOP Question HHS’ Change On Families’ Out-Of-Pocket Limits

Kaiser Health News, August 14, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

One of the health law’s key protections was to cap how much consumers can be required to pay...

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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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‘Body’ Report Cards Aren’t Influencing Arkansas Teenagers

New York Times, August 10, 2015
by Jan Hoffman

It is one of the boldest and most controversial tactics in the battle against childhood obesity: A...

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Catching Up With a Childhood Killer, Diarrhea

New York Times, August 10, 2015
by Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

Far from the world’s fears about Ebola and MERS, a quiet revolution is taking place...

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For Marginalized Patients, BOOM!Health Is ‘A Great Model’

Kaiser Health News, August 10, 2015
by Lisa Gillespie

Harm reduction centers — where drug users and sex workers can get clean needles, syringes, fr...

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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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Senate GOP bill protects opponents of Obama birth-control rules

Washington Times, August 4, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article: 

Holly Lynch, a bioethics expert at Harvard Law School who closely tracks t...

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Half Of Nation’s Hospitals Fail Again To Escape Medicare’s Readmission Penalties

Kaiser Health News, August 3, 2015
by Jordan Rau

Once again, the majority of the nation’s hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for having...

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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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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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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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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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2015 INS Annual Meeting: Student Essay Contest

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2015 INS Annual Meeting: Student Essay Contest
International Neuroethics Society

Deadline: June 26, 2015

Second Annual Student Essay Prize

The INS is pleased to announce a call for submissions for i...

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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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Mandatory Process

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2015
by Matthew J. B. Lawrence (Academic Fellow)

Academic Fellow Matthew J. B. Lawrence has a new article forthcoming in 2015 identifying...

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Procedural Triage

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, 2015, Forthcoming
by Matthew J. B. Lawrence (Academic Fellow)

Academic Fellow Matthew J. B. Lawrence has a new article forthcoming in 2015 regarding th...

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A New Chapter by Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen,

Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015
by Edited by Neil Hunt, Daniel Horsfall and Johanna Hanefeld

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

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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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Project Coordinator

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Project Coordinator
The Harvard Global Health Institute, Harvard University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Auto req ID: 35709BR
Business Title: Project Coordinator
School/Unit: University Administratio.
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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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Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice

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Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice
Yale University

Deadline: August 01, 2015

Job Description

The Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice is a two-year position desig...

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RWJF Commits $25 Million for Health Research

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RWJF Commits $25 Million for Health Research
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

Deadline: Not Applicable.

May 19, 2015 —The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced an initial $25 million...

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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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Congress seeks to quash patent trolls

Nature News, May 20, 2015
by Heidi Ledford, quoting W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

From the article:

Predatory ‘patent trolls’ could soon find it harder to operate in th...

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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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RWJF Health Eating Research Call for Proposals

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RWJF Health Eating Research Call for Proposals
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: Deadlines Vary

Healthy Eating Research has released its 2015 Call for Proposals (CFP). This CFP is for two ty...

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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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Are All Abortions Equal?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has a new article on the criminalization of abortions.

Abstra...

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Senior Director for Research

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Senior Director for Research
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Senior Director for Research leads ASTHO’s work in the area of Public Health Service...

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AMA Journal of Ethics Editor Position

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AMA Journal of Ethics Editor Position
American Medical Association

Deadline: Open until filled.

The AMA Journal of Ethics (JOE) is the American Medical Association's MEDLINE-indexed ethics pu...

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2015 Human Rights Summer Program

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2015 Human Rights Summer Program
Columbia University

Deadline: Vary based on session.

ISHR’s summer program, developed in conjunction with Columbia University’s School of Co...

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“Ending Institutional Corruption” conference, May 1-2

Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, April 14, 2015

On Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, several Petrie-Flom Center affiliates will participate in th...

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Director of Bioethics

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Director of Bioethics
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Deadline: Open until filled.

Job Title:

Director of Bioethics for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS); Director of th...

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Johns Hopkins Faces Lawsuit Over Global STD Research

The Kojo Nnamdi Show, April 7, 2015
by Kojo Nnamdi, interviewing Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

Between 1945 and 1956, American researchers knowingly exposed hundreds of Guatemalan villagers to s...

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Religious colleges seek contraception mandate exception like for-profit companies

Washington Times, April 6, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

Corporations with religious objections have already been granted relief from Oba...

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Contrived Threats v. Uncontrived Warnings:

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2016
by Professor Einer Elhauge (Founding Director)

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

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Johns Hopkins Sued For $1 Billion Over Unethical STD Study

BuzzFeed News, April 2, 2015
by Azeen Ghorayshi, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

More than 780 people filed a $1 billion lawsuit Wednesday against Johns Hopkins University over exp...

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Johns Hopkins Sued for Guatemala Experiments

The Scientist, April 2, 2015
by Tracy Vence, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:

Johns Hopkins University and other institutions are facing an up-to-$1 billion l...

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Hopkins faces $1B lawsuit over role in government study that gave subjects STDs

The Baltimore Sun, April 1, 2015
by Scott Dance, quoting Holly F. Lynch (Executive Director) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: 

Nearly 800 former research subjects and their families filed a billion-dol...

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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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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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“My Body, My Bank”

Texas Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 4, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:      

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

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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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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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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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