Arny and Anne Porath Senior Fellowship in Clinical Ethics
UCLA Ethics Center

Deadline: March 6, 2017 9 AM (PST)

The UCLA Ethics Center is seeking motivated and highly-qualified applicants for a one-year Arny...

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Bioethics Research Assistant
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)

Deadline: Open until filled.

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Post-Doctoral Research Position
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)

Deadline: March 15, 2017

This position is available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Im...

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Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy

JAMA Forum, February 14, 2017
by Eli Y. Adashi and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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Mitochondrial replacement therapy, an experimental approach that takes aim at mat...

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Call for Papers
AMA Journal of Ethics

Deadline: Various.

The AMA Journal of Ethics® is an open-access, MEDLINE-indexed online journal of expert...

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Scientific Panel Says Editing Heritable Human Genes Could Be OK In The Future

NPR, February 14, 2017
by Rob Stein

Scientists could be allowed to make modifications in human DNA that can be passed down through subse...

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NFL Team Doctors: In Whose Interest?

Radio Health Journal, February 5, 2017
by Nancy Benson, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the interview

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Injured NFL players are treated by doctors employed by teams, but a Harvard stu...

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Common Rule Revisions: Impact of Public Comment, and What’s Next?

The Hastings Center Blog, February 8, 2017
by By Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Barbara E. Bierer

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On January 19, the day the final revisions to the Federal Policy for...

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Advanced and end of life care: cautionary suggestions

Journal of Medical Ethics, February 7, 2017 (online)
by Frances Kamm (former Senior Fellow)

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This article considers some clinical and population level approaches to advanced care of...

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A New Day For Oversight Of Human Subjects Research

HealthAffairs, February 6, 2017
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

>Editor’s note: This post is part of a series stemming from the ;Fifth Annua... Read More

What Experts in Law and Medicine Have to Say About the Cost of Drugs

The Health Care Blog, February 2, 2017
by Andy Oram, on PFC's 5th Annual Health Law Year in P/Review Conference

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Pharmaceutical drug costs impinge heavily on consumers’ consciousness, ofte...

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Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

NPR, January 27, 2017
by Kristin Gourlay

Much has been written about the 20 million people who gained health insurance under the Af...

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Visiting Health Law Position
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Deadline: February 24, 2017

The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law invites applications for a visiting assistan...

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Policy Surveillance Summer Internship
Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research at the Beasley School of Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

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The Policy Surveillance Program is a national initiative funded by the Robert Wood...

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Do ethics demand evaluations of public health laws?

Journal of Health Care Law Policy, 2016, Vol. 19, Issue 1
by Kerri McGowan Lowrey, Stephanie R. Morain, and Christine M. Baugh (Student Fellow Alumna)

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Ideally, public health laws would be developed on a robust base of scientific, ep...

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When clinical trials compete: prioritising study recruitment

Journal of Medical Ethics, January 20, 2017 (online)
by Luke Gelinas (Clinical Research Ethics Fellow), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), Barbara E. Bierer, and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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It is not uncommon for multiple clinical trials at the same institution to recruit concurr...

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Public Engagement, Notice-and-Comment Rulemaking, and the Common Rule

IRB: Ethics & Human Research, January-February 2017, Vol. 39, Issue 1
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), and Barbara E. Bierer

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At the federal level in the United States, development of regulations is governed by the...

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Project Leader – Academic and Clinical Programs
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: Open until filled.

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

Deadline: Open until filled.

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Posting Number: 228945D
P BCM Department: Center for Medical Ethics and Health Po...

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Clinical Ethics Faculty (open rank)
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: February 17, 2017

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Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy...

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Graduate Student Opportunity
National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia

Deadline: Open until filled.

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Area of research: Psychiatric Interventions and Public Attitude

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PFC Spotlight: Faculty Affiliate Ameet Sarpatwari

The Petrie-Flom Center, January 12, 2017

>Ameet Sarpatwari, J.D., Ph.D., is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, an Assoc...

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The Promise and Peril of Emerging Reproductive Technologies

Science Translational Medicine, January 11, 2017, Vol. 9, Issue 372
by By I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), George Q. Daley, and Eli Y. Adashi

>Harvard scientists call for proactively addressing legal, ethical challenges before an experimental...

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The Legality of Biometric Screening of Professional Athletes

The American Journal of Bioethics , 2017, Vol. 17, Issue 1
by Jessica L. Roberts, I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Christopher R. Deubert (Senior Law & Ethics Associate) & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Direc

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In their thoughtful article, “Tracking U.S. Professional Athletes: The Ethi...

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Research Scholar/Senior Research Scholar
The Hastings Center

Deadline: February 28, 2017

The Hastings Center seeks applications and nominations for a full-time position of Research Scholar/...

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The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law

The Oxford Handbooks, July 2016 (online), January 2017 (print)
by Edited by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Allison K. Hoffman (Academic Fellow Alumna), and William M. Sage

>Abstract: ;The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law covers the breadth and depth of health law thr... Read More

Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics

Deadline: March 31, 2017

The Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics invites applications for the Postdoctoral Resea...

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Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research Fellowship 2017-2019
Thomas Jefferson University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Thomas Jefferson University has offered industry-sponsored fellowships in health economics and outco...

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Lecturer in Health Ethics, Law And Professionalism
Deakin Business School and Deakin School of Medicine

Deadline: December 04, 2016

The Lecturer in Health Ethics, Law and Professionalism will be required to teach, undertake research...

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PFC Spotlight: Academic Fellow Alumna Allison Hoffman

November 10, 2016
by Petrie-Flom Center

>Allison Hoffman was an Academic Fellow from 2008-2010, during which time she completed an artic...

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EVENT POSTPONED: HLS Library Book Talk: Charles Fried on Medical Experimentation

Harvard Law School, TBD
by featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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Cluster Randomized Trials: Ethics, Regulations, Statistics & Design

Harvard Catalyst, November 3, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00pm
by featuring Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

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Please join Harvard Catalyst for a free half-day symposium on the topic of Cluster Rand...

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Penn Fellowship in Advanced Biomedical Ethics
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the UPenn Perelman School of Medicine

Deadline: December 5, 2016

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the UPenn Perelman School of Medicine is pleas...

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PFC Spotlight: Academic Fellow Alumnus Michael Frakes

Petrie-Flom Center, October 21, 2016

>Michael Frakes was an Academic Fellow from 2009-2011, during which time he researched dete... Read More

Summer Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Ethics Research
Mayo Clinic

Deadline: January 13, 2017

General Description

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The Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Research Program seeks applicants for its 20...

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Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Tenure-Track
California State University-East Bay: College of Science: Nursing & Health Sciences

Deadline: Open until filled.

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This is a tenure-track position with specialized training or expertis...

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PFC Spotlight: Student Fellow Alumna Heidi Williams

by Petrie-Flom Center

>2015 MacArthur Foundation Fello;Heidi Williams was a Student Fellow for both th...

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PFC Spotlight: Academic Fellow Alumnus Christopher Robertson

Petrie-Flom Center, September 22, 2016

>Christopher T. Robertson was an Academic Fellow from 2008-2010, during which time Christopher c...

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

Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper, No. 16-26, August 18, 2016
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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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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Project Coordinator and Research Associate
ELSI, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: October 03, 2016

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

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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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Religion and Reproductive Technology

In Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds.), forthcoming 2017, Cambridge University Press, 2017 (forthcoming)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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This chapter will examines places where law, religion, and reproductive technology confli...

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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Bioethics Research
Geisinger Health System

Deadline: September 06, 2016

General Description

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Geisinger Health System has an exciting opportunity for a post-doctoral fellow...

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Research Award: Advisory Committee on Research Ethics
IRDC (International Development Research Centre)

Deadline: September 7, 2016

General Description

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IDRC is one of the world’s leaders in generating new knowledge to meet g...

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Faculty Position in Biomedical Ethics
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Deadline: September 05, 2016

The Biomedical Ethics Research Program is seeking candidates for an Open-Rank Faculty Position in Bi...

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2016 PRIM&R’s Call for Webinar Proposals
PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research)

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Do you have an idea for a webinar that would be appropriate for the PRIM&R audience? Would you l...

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Evaluating Offers of Payment to Research Participants

Dana Farber Cancer Institute Ethics Grand Rounds, June 15, 2016
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) & Emily Largent (Student Fellow alumna)

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Correlations and Research Results:

EMR & EHR, May 26, 2016
by Andy Oram

Andy Oram, an editor specializing in open source, software engineering, and health IT, attended...

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Call for Papers:
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: November 11, 2016

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHIC

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As members of the Bioethics Society of...

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research
The Cleveland Clinic

Deadline: June 15, 2016

The Cleveland Clinic invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Bioethics Research. This...

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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest
Voices in Bioethics

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Calling all undergraduates! Have something to say about BIOETHICS

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Submit an original, 1,500 word o...

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IRB Review Specialist
Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Deadline: February 02, 2016

>POSITION SUMMAR
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2016 Global School Health Rights Litigation Course
O’Neill Institute and Harvard FXB

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Join the O’Neill Institute and Harvard FXB for the 2016 Global School Health Rights Litigation...

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2016 Institute for the Study of Human Rights Summer Program
Columbia University

Deadline: May 12, 2016

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

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Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 2, 2016

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School invites applications for the Postdoctoral Re...

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Post-Doctoral Research Positions
Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE) announces two post-doctoral research positions

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop
Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: April 11, 2016

The Health Law Scholars Workshop is a collegial forum in which faculty new to health law and bioethi...

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Research Associate
King's College London

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum 
; Allowances: £2,323 Lo...

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2016 Call for Proposals
Healthy Eating Research

Deadline: May 11, 2016

Healthy Eating Research has released its 2016 Call for Proposals (CFP). This CFP is for tw...

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Are You Ready? The New Frontier in Clinical Research and the Evolving Common Rule

Boston Bar Association, March 7, 2016
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), Speaker

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Monday, Mar...

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Incorporating ethical principles into clinical research protocols:

Journal of Medical Ethics, January 25, 2016 (online first)
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) et al.

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A novel Protocol Ethics Tool Kit (‘Ethics Tool Kit’) has been developed by a...

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Postdoctoral Research Scholars Program in Bioethics
Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 01, 2016

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School invites applications for the Postdoctoral Re...

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2017 Brocher Foundation Residencies
Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: February 14, 2016

Our call for proposals for the 2017 residencies is still open! Don't miss this op...

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Research Assistant, Transparency Policy Project
Ash Center for Democratic Governance & Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

Deadline: Open until filled.

Seeking a research assistant to help through the academic year and possibly longer with research, wr...

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Clinical Bioethicist
Anne Arundel Medical Center

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Clinical Bioethicist will serve as an architect for the structure and development of the Bioethi...

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Call for Abstracts: Bioethics Conference
Western Michigan University’s Center for the Study of Ethics in Society

Deadline: December 16, 2015

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The theme of this conference, hosted by Western Michigan University’s Center for the...

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Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program
University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: February 1, 2016

The SUMR program is an endeavor by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) and the Hea...

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