Negotiating for Health:
The Role of Negotiation and Dispute Resolution in Healthcare

Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Austin Hall, North Classroom
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Negotiation Law Review Presents its 21st Annual Symposium

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Johns Hopkins to Perform First H.I.V.-Positive Organ Transplants in U.S.

New York Times, February 10, 2016
by Daniel Victor

Johns Hopkins said it was set to perform the first kidney and liver transplants between H.I.V....

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Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information

New York Times, February 10, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

[...] Many states are passing restrictions that could force abortion clinics to close, a tactic und...

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Exclusive: FDA preps crackdown on stem cell clinics peddling unproven treatments

STAT, February 8, 2016
by Usha Lee McFarland

LOS ANGELES — Federal regulators are preparing to crack down on scores of clinics a...

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Obama to request $1.8bn to fight Zika

BBC News, February 8, 2016

The Obama administration has said it will ask the US Congress for $1.8bn (£1.25bn) in emergen...

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C.D.C. Defends Advice to Women on Drinking and Pregnancy

New York Times, February 5, 2016
by Daniel Victor

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defended arecommendation that sexuall...

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Under Pressure, F.D.A. Adds Measures on Opioid Abuse

New York Times, February 4, 2016
by Sabrina Tavernise

Under pressure from Congress to take action amid a worsening opioid epidemic, the Food and Dru...

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At House Hearing, Pharma Execs Expected To Argue Price Hikes Affect Hospitals, Not Patients

Kaiser Health News, February 4, 2016

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

But M...

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‘Suicide prevention app’ trial:

BBC News, February 4, 2016
by Michael Buchanan

Liverpool-based Merseycare and Stanford University have been in talks on how the technology could w...

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Rite Aid Shareholders OK Walgreen Deal As CVS Melds Target Pharmacies

Forbes, February 4, 2016
by Bruce Japsen

Rite Aid shareholders this morning overwhelmingly approved the company’s $9 billion sale...

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Surge of Zika Virus Has Brazilians Re-examining Strict Abortion Laws

New York Times, February 3, 2016
by Simon Romero

RECIFE, Brazil — The surging medical reports of babies being born with unusually small heads...

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Health Law Workshop: Michelle M. Mello

Monday, February 01, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Reforming the Medical Liability System in New York: Outcomes of the New York S...

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Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency, W.H.O. Says

New York Times, February 1, 2016
by Sabrina Tavernise and Donald G. McNeil, Jr.

The World Health Organization declared the Zika virus and its suspected link to birt...

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$1 Billion Planned for Cancer ‘Moonshot’

New York Times, February 1, 2016
by Gardiner Harris

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced on Monday that it hoped to spend $1 billion t...

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CDC Endorses A More Effective HPV Vaccine To Prevent Cancer

NPR, February 1, 2016
by Tara Haelle

The updated childhood immunization schedule, released today from the Centers for Disease Control an...

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Health Care Attacks Escalate As Candidates Make Final Push Before Caucuses

Kaiser Health News, February 1, 2016

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

Democ...

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C.D.C. Ends Chipotle Case With Illness Still a Mystery

New York Times, February 1, 2016
by Christine Hauser

The E. coli outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in the United States appear to be over,...

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Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments

New York Times, January 29, 2016
by Sheri Fink

[...] In recent years, shortages of all sorts of drugs — anesthetics, painkillers,antibiotics...

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California Pays Insurers Millions More For Hepatitis C Drugs

NPR, January 29, 2016
by Pauline Bartolone

Private health plans invoiced the state of California $387.5 million to cover high-cost hepatitis C...

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Key House Republican Dismisses Chances For Obama’s Plan To Offer Extra Medicaid Funding

Kaiser Health News, January 29, 2016

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

Presi...

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California Voters Will Have Their Say On Drug Prices

Kaiser Health News, January 29, 2016
by Anna Gorman

California voters will weigh in this November on a high-stakes ballot proposition intende...

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WHO Urges Action On Obesity As New Studies Link Fat To Bad Health Outcomes

Forbes, January 28, 2016
by Arlene Weintraub

When most people think about the obesity epidemic, they tend to correlate it with skyrocketing rate...

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Health Misinformation Abounds On Pinterest, Instagram And Visual Social Media

Forbes, January 27, 2016
by Bruce Y. Lee

If you want some health information, would you ever go to Pinterest? Well, the same site that is br...

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Ed Markey blocks vote on FDA chief over opiate approvals

Boston Globe, January 23, 2016
by Mark Arsenault

US Senator Edward Markey is using Senate rules to block the nomination of a proposed new leader of...

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When the Water Turned Brown

New York Times, January 23, 2016
by Abby Goodnough, Monica Davey, and Mitch Smith

[...] Nearly a year and a half after the city started using water from the long-polluted Flint...

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Democratic Candidates Debate ‘Single-Payer,’ But What Does That Mean?

Kaiser Health News, January 22, 2016
by Julie Rovner

Health care has emerged as one of the flash points in the Democratic presidential race.

Vermont Se...

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Kansas Court of Appeals Voids Restrictive 2015 Abortion Law

New York Times, January 22, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

In a split decision, the Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday held that the state Constitution, like t...

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Childhood Vaccination Rates Climb In California

NPR, January 21, 2016
by Lisa Aliferis

Maybe it was last January's big measles outbreak at Disneyland that scared more California pare...

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Pharma ‘cash call’ for new antibiotics

BBC News, January 21, 2016
by James Gallagher

More than 80 pharmaceutical companies have called on governments to develop new ways of paying them...

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Solving Pharma’s Shkreli Problem

Forbes, January 20, 2016
by Matthew Herper

[...] Martin Shkreli has a knack of saying exactly the thing that will make people angry. But the i...

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For Hospitals, Treating Violence Beyond The ER Is Good Medicine And Good Business

Kaiser Health News, January 20, 2016
by Shefali Luthra

[...] Maryland is a pioneer in this type of coordinated effort, having launched its anti-viole...

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Obama Declares State Of Emergency Over Flint’s Contaminated Water

NPR, January 17, 2016
by Camila Domonoske

Water contamination in Flint, Mich, — where the city switched water sources, causing pipe cor...

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What’s Being Done To Address The Country’s Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits

NPR, January 17, 2016

Across the country, tens of thousands of rape kits are sitting in police evidence rooms — wai...

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National Guard Called To Help Provide Safe Water In Flint, Mich.

NPR, January 13, 2016

Six months after high levels of lead were found in the drinking water in Flint, Mich., there have b...

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Giving healthy gay men HIV drugs ‘could help reverse epidemic’ (UK)

BBC News, January 14, 2016
by James Gallagher

Giving daily HIV drugs to healthy gay men has huge potential to help reverse the epidemic, say scie...

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Sexual assault costs Utah $4.8 billion annually; health department urges lawmakers to take action

Salt Lake Tribune, January 13, 2016
by Annie Knox

Rape is more than a public health or safety issue in Utah. It's also a financial one.

Sexual a...

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‘Moonshot’ to Cure Cancer, to Be Led by Biden, Relies on Outmoded View of Disease

New York Times, January 13, 2016
by Gina Kolata and Gardiner Harris

Last Friday a group of 15 cancer researchers cut short a meeting at theFood and Drug Admi...

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Implant for Opioid Addicts Urged for Federal Approval

New York Times, January 12, 2016
by Sabrina Tavernise

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A panel of medical experts recommended Tuesday that the Food and Dr...

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Chobani Ads Shift a Battle Out of the Yogurt Aisle and Into the Courts

New York Times, January 10, 2016
by Stephanie Strom

[...] “This campaign is fundamentally about choice — the choice between natural ingredi...

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Uncle Sam Just Told Us To Drink Water, Not Soda. You Might’ve Missed It.

NPR, January 9, 2016
by Maria Godoy

[...] Last year, as we reported, a coalition of nutrition scientists and public health ad...

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Incentive Worth $550 Fails To Motivate Obese Workers To Lose Weight

Kaiser Health News, January 8, 2016
by Michelle Andrews

Promising workers lower health insurance premiums for losing weight did nothing to help them take o...

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Republicans Send Symbolic Health Law Repeal To Obama

Kaiser Health News, January 7, 2016

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

The...

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Health Care Organizations and the Power of Procedure

The American Journal of Bioethics , Vol. 16, Issue 1, January 2016
by Emily A. Largent (Student Fellow Alumna)

From the article:

Rationing refers to “any explicit or implicit measures that allow people t...

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Under Gun Rules, F.B.I. Will Receive Health Data

New York Times, January 6, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — Responding to Republicans who have repeatedly tied gun violence to mental h...

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Medicaid May Soon Pay For Some Inpatient Addiction Treatment

NPR, January 6, 2016
by Ben Allen

For decades, if people on Medicaid wanted to get treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, they almo...

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Chipotle Is Subpoenaed in Criminal Inquiry Over Norovirus Outbreak

New York Times, January 6, 2016
by Rachel Abrams

Chipotle Mexican Grill said on Wednesday that it had been served a federal grand jury subpoena...

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FDA Says Gay Men Can Give Blood — But Only If They Don’t Have Sex for a Year

VICE News, December 22, 2015
by VICE News Staff, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Harvard Law School bioethics and the law professor I. Glenn Cohen told VIC...

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FDA eases blood donation ban on gay men

CBS News, December 21, 2015
by Interview with I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

The FDA is easing its restrictions on gay and bisexual men who want to make a blood donation. But t...

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Health Journalism Fellowship

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Health Journalism Fellowship
USC Annenberg School of Journalism

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Apply Now for All-Expenses-Paid Health Journalism Training, $1,000 Reporting Grant

When: Marc...

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HIV & Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Program

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HIV & Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Program
Fordham University

Deadline: February 25, 2016

Now beginning its sixth year, the Fordham HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training In...

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Teaching Assistant Professor in Health Sciences

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Teaching Assistant Professor in Health Sciences
DePaul University

Deadline: January 20, 2016

The Department of Health Sciences seeks a non-tenure track faculty member at the rank of instructor...

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IRB Review Specialist

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IRB Review Specialist
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Deadline: December 01, 2015

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

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Translational Microbiome Workshop: Patent Law and Microbiome-Based Technologies

MIT Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics, November 6, 2015
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow)

 Researchers from OpenBiome, the first and largest public stool bank, and the MIT Center for M...

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FDA’s Pathway for Regulation of Fecal Microbiota Transplants

Journal of Law and the Biosciences, October 26, 2015
by Margaret F. Riley and Bernat Olle, in response to Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow)

From the article: 

[...] A recent article by Rachel Sachs and Carolyn Edelstein inthe Journal...

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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 - 3:30 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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Salad Days: Professor Jacob Gersen on the rise of food law

Harvard Crimson, September 29, 2015
by Michael Zuckerman, quoting Jacob Gersen (Director, Food Law Lab at the Petrie-Flom Center& Affiliated Faculty)

From the article:

[...] Much of Harvard Law School now seems hungry to talk about it, too. In addi...

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Cost Effectiveness Analysis and Fairness

Journal of Practical Ethics, Vol. 3, Nr. 1, June 2015
by Francis M. Kamm (Senior Fellow Alumna)

Abstract:      
This article considers some different views of fairne...

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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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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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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: July 03, 2015

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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