Organ Donors Behind Bars

April 26, 2013

NY Times Room For Debate, Featuring Ruth Faden. With nearly 118,000 people in the U.S. waiting for hearts, kidneys, livers and other life-saving transplants, why not let inmates become donors?

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Nearly 40 years after the Belmont Report, guidelines to protect human research subjects impede the efficient generation and exchange of knowledge. In response, a radical new ethics proposal

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Advertising is inherently self-serving, that’s its job. No one expects a corporate or political Ad to be a PSA or deliver a health education message. But self-serving is one thing, and unethical is quite another

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Feeding The World Fairly

November 29, 2012

A Niarchos Foundation grant will fund planning led by scholars at Johns Hopkins University for an ethical framework to address food shortages and maldistribution.

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Op-Ed: Compensation

June 21, 2012

Victims of morally egregious government programs should receive compensation

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Little is known about how pregnant women respond to most drugs. The Second Wave Initiative was launched to respond to this problem.

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On behalf of the Second Wave Initiative, working to advocate for the importance of advancing the evidence base for the treatment of pregnant women facing serious illness

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President Obama’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues held its first meeting on July 8 and 9, 2010

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