15 teams to share $1 million in collaborative grants through IU Research program

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University Vice President for Research Jorge José has announced over $1 million in collaborative research grants to be shared among 15 newly formed research teams. Members of the teams represent 21 departments from eight schools on three IU campuses. The IU Collaborative Research Grants program, initiated by José and now in […]

Poet to direct ‘Cadaver, Speak’ reading in collaboration between schools of liberal arts, medicine

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Poet Marianne Boruch will direct a readers’ theater performance of her latest poetry collection, “Cadaver, Speak,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Emerson Hall Anatomy Lecture Hall, 545 Barnhill Drive. “Cadaver, Speak” is Boruch’s eighth collection of poetry. The collection is centered on a sequence of 30 poems — narrated by a 99-year-old […]

“In the Shadow of Terror: Providing Healthcare on the Northern Cameroon-Nigeria Border ”

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Over the past several years, northeastern Nigeria has been wracked by violence promulgated by a group of extremists whose stated aim is to topple the status quo and establish a universal caliphate based on Islamic law. Thousands have died, and at least a million left homeless since the carnage began. Border areas in neighboring countries, including […]

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2014-2015 fellowship in clinical ethics

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2014-2015 Ethics Fellowship Applications Open Applications are available for the 2014-2015 Clinical Ethics Fellowship sponsored by the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics. The application deadline is April 30, 2014. This nine-month, part time fellowship focuses on training health care professionals in clinical ethics, including ethics consultation, hospital ethics committee work, and ethics research. […]

“Faith and Medicine: Integration or Separation?” | Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series

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Faith and Medicine: Integration or Separation? Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series Presented by: Visiting Scholar James W. Lynch Jr, MD, FACP When: Wednesday April 2, 2014 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm Location: Riley Outpatient Center Auditorium Co-sponsored by the MHHS Spirit of Medicine Program. Free CME/CE Credit Offered Objectives: Articulate the various forces shaping how we think about […]

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Virologist presents lecture on the emergence of the AIDS epidemics

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Wednesday March 19, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Emerson Hall, Room 304 545 Barnhill Drive Professor Preston Marx will deliver a presentation entitled, “Emergence of the AIDS Epidemics: Transition from SIV to HIV.” The sudden emergence of the AIDS pandemic in the 20th century raised questions about AIDS origin(s), including the timing and root causes. […]

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McDonald Merrill Ketcham Award Lecture: “Are Physicians Fiduciaries for Their Patients?”

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Thursday February 20, 2014 12:45 – 3:45 p.m. Wynn Courtroom, Inlow Hall Maxwell J. Mehlman, J.D., will present “Are Physicians Fiduciaries for Their Patients?” from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. A panel discussion, then reception will follow the lecture. A fiduciary is a legal or ethical relationship of trust between two or more parties. The patient-physician […]

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“Visualizing Disease” explores pathological illustrations from 16th-19th century

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Wednesday February 19, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Van Nuys Medical Science Bldg. Room 122A Domenico Bertoloni-Meli, Ph.D., Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University presents “Visualizing Disease: Pathological Illustrations from the 16th to the 19th Century.” “Visualizing Disease” explores pathological illustrations from the 16th century to the first half of the 19th […]