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The Bioethics Interest Group meetings are held on the first Monday of each Month, unless noted otherwise

The 2013–2014 schedule is below:



September 16, 2013
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 10
Topic: Anticipating the Future with WGS: Imagining a Genomic Crystal Ball.
Speaker: Karen Rothenberg, JD, MPA

October 7, 2013
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 10
Topic: Therapeutic Misconception in Research Subjects: How Big a Problem Is It?
Speaker: Scott Kim, MD, PhD. Senior Investigator, Dept of Bioethics, NIH

November 4, 2013
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Natcher Bldg 45, Room D
Topic: Survivors Re-traumatized: What Trauma-Informed Maternity Care Requires
Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Veterans with PTSD
Speakers: Amina White, MD, Post-doctoral Fellow, Dept of Bioethics, NIH, and John Foley, PhD, MT_BC, IntegratedEthics Program Officer, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Martinsburg, WVA

December 2, 2013
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Natcher Bldg 45, Room D
Topic: Ethics of Gun Control
Speaker: David DeGrazia,

January 6, 2014
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 10
Topic: The Black Box of Data Safety Monitoring: Legal and Ethical Issues
Speaker: Lisa Eckstein, MHL, SJD. Fellow, Dept of Bioethics, NIH

February 3, 2014
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Natcher Bldg 45, Room D
Topic: The Illusion of Privacy: How Smart Devices Will Finally Kill the Myth
Speaker: Troy J. Zarcone, PhD, NIDA, NIH

March 3, 2014
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 10
Topic: Understanding Psychiatric Disability: Myth, Social Construct, Neurologoical Reality?
Speaker: David Wasserman, JD, MA. Visiting Scholar, Dept of Bioethics, NIH

April 7, 2014
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Natcher Bldg 45, Room D
Topic: Considering the Presidential Commission’s Report on Incidental Findings
Speaker: Elizabeth Pike, J.D., LL.M. Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

May 5, 2014
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Natcher Bldg 45, Room D
Topic: Genomic incidental findings: The baby and the bathwater
Speaker: Leslie Biesecker, MD, Head, Human Development Section and Physician Scientist Development Program, NHGRI, NIH

June 2, 2014
Time: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Location: Building 31, 6C, Room 10
Topic: TBD
Speaker: TBD

 
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