Nancy King, JD appointed to the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections
Nancy King, JD, Professor, Department of Social Sciences & Health Policy and Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine; Co-Director, Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society and Graduate Program in Bioethics, Wake Forest University, has been appointed by US Dept of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Burwell to the Secretary’s […]
Enrollment Deficits under the Affordable Care Act (Oct. 2015)
The Wake Forest Law School’s Health Law and Policy Center has issued a report on “enrollment deficits” under the Affordable Care Act, in North Carolina’s rural counties. Prepared with support from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, this report focuses on the unenrolled population that is potentially eligible for subsidies through the “marketplace” exchange — […]
“Irregular Migrant Access to Care: Mapping Public Policy Rationales” article published by Mark A. Hall, JD Department of Social Sciences & Health Policy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Jacob Perrin, MA, University of North Carolina
Mark A. Hall, JD, Center for Bioethics, Health & Society faculty member and Jacob Perrin, MA, University of North Carolina, alumnus of the Graduate Program in Bioethics jointly published an article ” Irregular Migrant Access to Care: Mapping Public Policy Rationales” – Oxford Journals, Arts & Humanities & Medicine Health, Public Health Ethics, Vol. 8, […]
The Medical Bill Mystery – Comments by Mark Hall, JD in New York Sunday Times, 3 May 2015
Mark Hall, JD Professor, School of Law and Faculty member of the Graduate Program in Bioethics at Wake Forest University commented on an article by Elisabeth Rosenthal in the SundayReview of the New York Times, dateline 2 May 2015. To read the full article click here.
Wake Forest University’s Health Law and Policy Program will be releasing a report: “Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina
Edwin Shoaf, Health Law and Policy Research Associate and Mark A. Hall, Professor of Law & Public Health, both of Wake Forest University’s School of Law will be releasing this report. To read the Medicaid Reform Brief click here.
Exploring Ethics Conference Series – Thursday, 30 April, Ana Iltis, PhD, “Understanding & Communicating Risk in Health Care
Noon-1:05pm Comprehensive Cancer Center, 10th Floor Conference Room, 10C Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC Effective risk communication is essential in clinical care, biomedical research and public health. Yet there are numerous barriers to communicating risks in ways that patients and research subjects can readily understand and use in making health care choices. This […]
Congratulations to Ana Iltis, PhD, Director, Center for Bioethics, Health & Society.
On Friday, 17th April, the Wake Forest University’s Board of Trustees approved Ana Iltis’ promotion to Professor as a member of the Department of Philosophy.
“Dining Dilemmas: Bioethics in the Pre-Health Professions” sponsored by the Center for Bioethics, Health & Society
Pat Lord and Ana Iltis have a hit on their hands. Almost three years ago, students in Lord’s virology class came up with the idea of creating “Dining Dilemmas: Bioethics in the Pre-Health Professions.” Held once a semester, it’s a program that is sponsored by the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society and designed to […]
Bioethics Seminar – 20 April – Life is the thing that thrives: FaithHealth from Memphis to East Winston
JOIN US FOR A BIOETHICS LECTURE Life is the Thing that Thrives: FaithHealth from Memphis to East Winston Monday, 20 April, 5:00-6:00 pm Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium, Room 404 Reynolda Campus, Wake Forest University Gary Gunderson, M.Div., D.Min., D.Div. Vice President of Faith & Health Ministries, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Professor, Department of […]
Human Enhancement Blog Post by Alumnus Michael Tennison, MA
Michael Tennison, MA blogs on the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain & Behavior website on the topic of “Tune in, Turn on ….and Train your Brain?”. “In the early 1990s, visionary futurist Terence McKenna hypothesized that two seemingly disparate modalities of consciousness alteration and extension—drugs and computers—might ultimately converge. If he were still alive […]