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Jill Fisher featured in a NIH Research Spotlight

Congratulations to Lisa and Jill for being featured in a NIH Research Spotlight by the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research!

June 4, 2018

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Doug MacKay appointed Associate Editor of BMC Medical Ethics

Congratulations to Doug for his new roles as Associate Editor in the "Ethics in Public Health, Medical Law, and Health Policy" section of the BMC Medical Ethics.

June 27, 2018

New Visiting Scholars:
Theresa Burgess,  Franscis Masity and Shenuka Singh
(left to right)

The UNC Center for Bioethics would like to welcome our new Visiting Scholars from Stellenbosch University. They will be with us from July 7 - 28, 2018 and will be working with Stuart Rennie.

July 12, 2018

Team Bioethics!
Mara Buchbinder, Rebecca Walker and Doug MacKay

Participating in Carrboro’s Four on the Fourth, Le Tour de Carrboro 4 miles race.

July 5, 2018

Postdoc Karen Meagher: On to the Mayo Clinic
Congratulations to Karen Meagher, who has joined the faculty of the Biomedical Ethics Research Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN,  after her two year post-doctoral fellowship at UNC.  Karen will continue her work on ethical issues at the intersections of public health, biobanking research,  and virtue ethics.


September 2018 Merrimon Lecture

2018 September 24th 
Location Old Clinic 4th Floor Auditorium 
Speaker: Keith A. Wailoo, PhD
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

"The Politics of Pain:  Medicine and the Gatekeepers of Relief in America’s Opioid Era”

September 2018 Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

2018 September 5th 
Location Old Clinic 4th Floor Auditorium 
Speaker: Margaret L. Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS
Time: 7:15 - 8:15 a.m.
Co-hosted with the Department of Surgery

"What We Talk About When We Talk About Surgery”


“To report or not to report: Exploring healthy volunteers’ rationales for disclosing adverse events in Phase I drug trials”

Lisa McManus,  Jill A. Fisher | 2018 | AJOB Empirical Bioethics Vol. 9 (2): 82-90
"Virtue, Vice, and “Voracious” Science: How should we approach the ethics of primate research? "

Rebecca Walker | 2018 | Perspectives in Biology and Medicine Vol. 61 (1): 130-145
"Returning negative results to individuals in a genomic screening program: lessons learned"

Butterfield, Rita M., Evans, James P., Rini, Christine, Kuczynski, Kristine J., Waltz, Margaret, Cadigan, R. Jean, Goddard, Katrina A. B., Muessig, Kristin R., Henderson, Gail E. | 2018 | Genetics in Medicine

"Returning Incidental Findings in Low‐Resource Settings: A Case of Rescue?"

Douglas MacKay | 2018 | The Hastings Center Report Vol 48 (3): 28-30
Published online

"Women’s Views About a Paternal Consent Requirement for Biomedical Research in Pregnancy"

Kristen A. Sullivan, Maggie Little, Nora E. Rosenberg, Tiwonge Mtande, Chifundo Zimba, Elana Jaffe, Jean Anderson, Jenell S. Coleman, Sappho Gilbert, Marielle S. Gross Wolf, Irving Hoffman, Lisa Rahangdale, Ruth Faden, Anne Drapkin Lyerly | 2018 | Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics Published Online

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