Sierra Leone On “Lockdown”

September 19, 2014

As the nation implements a complete shutdown in effort to stop the spread of Ebola, Ruth Faden reflects on disaster planning for the most vulnerable.

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Sickle cell disease patients are less likely to follow physician recommendations when they perceive discrimination, study finds. Authors include our Carlton Haywood Jr, and Mary Catherine Beach

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Ethics & Ebola

September 7, 2014

As the Ebola virus continues to spread across West Africa, daunting ethical challenges abound. See what our faculty have had to say

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The Berman Institute marks a milestone with the installation of Ruth R. Faden as the inaugural Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director

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Consent Required?

May 15, 2014

Berman Institute scholars are leading the debate on the future of ethical informed consent in the pages of the New England Journal of Medicine, including a challenge from a Hopkins undergraduate student.

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The Drama of DNA

April 23, 2014

Berman Institute faculty member Karen Rothenberg is co-author of a new book that takes a creative approach to grappling with the ethical issues of genomic science and medicine.

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To Boldly Go?

April 3, 2014

Expert IOM committee, chaired by our Jeffrey Kahn, issues ethics guidelines for health standards on NASA’s next generation of risky missions

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