Dr. Albert Schweitzer of Lambaréné and the United States of America: Philanthropy, Networks and Medicine in the 20th-Century

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Dr. Hines Mabika, “Dr. Albert Schweitzer of Lambaréné and the United States of America: Philanthropy, Networks and Medicine in the 20th-Century” Date: 13 August 2015 Time: 12-1pm Location: IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute (4th floor of the IUPUI University Library, Room UL 4115P) Free Registration (see below) In 1949, the German-born Dr. Albert Schweitzer traveled […]

David Craig, “Obamacare and American Values”

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February 4, 2015 | 12:00-1:00 Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 4115P Free tickets available below The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) has been criticized as socialist and revolutionary and its individual mandate as un-American. Prof. Craig’s new book, Health Care as a Social Good: Religious Values and American Democracy, reports the lessons he learned during […]

IU investing $7 million for new complexity institute

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IU has announced the establishment of the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university’s top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems, including the environment, economics, technology and human health. “Today, more than ever before, exploring the […]

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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. […]

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Health Communication Ph.D. launched

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The Department of Communication Studies in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is now accepting applications for its newest post-graduate degree: a doctorate in health communication. The new degree program opens in fall 2014. Academically well-prepared and highly motivated individuals interested in the study of health communication are invited to […]