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  • BHH Faculty and Students present at conference

    June 8, 2023, 09:06 AM by User Not Found

    17th Annual International Conference on Clinical Ethics and Consultation, the conference theme “Clinical Ethics: Consultation and/or Education?”

  • Dr. Campo-Engelstein quoted in The Atlantic

    May 22, 2023, 14:26 PM by User Not Found

    In its ideal form, a contraceptive vaccine could prevent pregnancy without the messy side effects of some hormonal birth control.

  • Dr. Tumilty quoted in Women's Health article

    May 15, 2023, 08:44 AM by User Not Found

    The latest wave of research exploring the drugs focuses on conditions that disproportionately affect women. But amid claims ranging from poor-quality data to abuse, not everyone is celebrating this shift.

  • Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein gives talk at Yale University

    May 12, 2023, 08:00 AM by User Not Found

    Sociologist Rene Almeling, bioethicist Lisa Campo-Engelstein, and physician-scientist Brian T. Nguyen are launching a book project designed to bring together a wide range of experts in the social sciences, humanities, public health, and medicine to rethink and reframe “male” reproductive and sexual health in the United States. The panel provided an overview of the many complexities facing those who work on issues such as contraception, infertility, “paternal effects” on reproductive outcomes, and the provision of reproductive and sexual healthcare.

  • Dr. Jacob Moses and colleague publish in The Washington Post

    May 8, 2023, 00:00 AM by User Not Found

    What can we learn about the future of artificial intelligence by looking back fifty years to when molecular biologists were on the verge of creating artificial life? Bioethics & Health Humanities Assistant Professor Jacob Moses and Gili Vidan (Information Science, Cornell University) publish a perspective piece in the Washington Post about how recent calls for a moratorium on AI harken back to debates about the governance of biotechnology. To chart a responsible course forward for AI, science policymakers can learn lessons from the famous 1975 Asilomar conference on recombinant DNA.

  • Medical student Emma Rowlinson and Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein publish article

    April 21, 2023, 08:00 AM by User Not Found

    Many countries prohibit payment for gamete donation, which means fertility clinics do not have to compensate donors. However, acquiring and utilizing donor sperm can still be expensive for fertility clinics. This study evaluates international fertility workers’ views on charging patients for altruistically donated sperm.

  • Drs. Anne Hudson Jones and William Winslade Recognized at Special Reception

    April 12, 2023, 08:00 AM by User Not Found

    Thirty-eight Living Legends from UTMB’s Past Leadership, School of Health Professions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Nursing, John Sealy School of Medicine—Physician Assistant Studies, and John Sealy School of Medicine were honored at the gala as “esteemed mentors, colleagues, and friends at this milestone celebration marking UTMB’s 130 years educating the finest healthcare professionals.”

  • Dr. Emma Tumilty interviews for podcast

    April 11, 2023, 08:04 AM by User Not Found

    Progress in Community Health Partnerships (PCHP) is a national, peer-reviewed journal whose mission is to identify and publicize model programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and stimulate action that will improve the health of people and communities.

  • Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein coauthors paper

    April 3, 2023, 08:00 AM by User Not Found

    While all reproductive-aged individuals with cancer should be offered fertility preservation (FP) counseling, there is little guidance over offers to adolescent and young adults (AYA) with terminal diagnoses, especially when considering posthumous assisted reproduction (PAR).

  • Dr. Lisa Campo-Engelstein presents at Yale

    March 24, 2023, 08:07 AM by User Not Found

    A weekly forum for Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) faculty, staff, and affiliates, Grand Rounds meetings offer multidisciplinary opportunities to come together and learn about a variety of topics relevant to the mental health of children, adolescents, families, and communities.