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February 19 2018

Congratulations Hailey! Hailey Cleek, a student in Wake Forest University’s JD/MA in Bioethics joint degree program,  has been appointed the  Senior Articles Editor on the Wake Forest Law Review's Board of Editors. The Senior Articles Editor works with other Articles Editors on Law Review to evaluate articles for possible publication. The Senior Articles Editor contacts authors in order to make publication offers and to consummate any agreements to publish. After consulting with the Articles committee and with the Editor in Chief, the Senior Articles Editor may extend an offer to a potential author. To submit an article for consideration, please see Scholastica. The Wake Forest Law Review is a legal periodical typically published five times a year: September, October, December, April, and May. The Law Review contains articles written by legal scholars, judges, practitioners, and academics, as well as case notes, comments, and empirical studies written by students of Wake Forest University School of Law.
January 1 2018

Ana Iltis, PhD, Director for the Center for Bioethics, Health and society has been elected as a Fellow of The Hastings Center.  We would like to congratulate her on this recognition.  The Hastings Center was founded in 1969.  It is the world’s first bioethics research institute. It is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of research scholars from multiple disciplines, including philosophy, law, political science, and education.
August 22 2017
  The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) has announced that Ana S. Iltis, PhD, Wake Forest University Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society, has been elected by its members to the position of ASBH President-Elect.  Bioethics is the study of ethical issues relating to health care, biotechnology, and medical research, including issues such as decisions at the end of life, stem cell research, genetics and genomics, health policy, and fair access to treatment.  ASBH is the leading US professional association devoted to bioethics and the medical humanities. The President-Elect serves for 2 years alongside the current President, and then serves a 2-year term as President, so Dr. Iltis will become President of ASBH in 2019.   In addition, Danish Zaidi, MTS, MBE, a second-year medical student at Wake Forest School of Medicine, has been elected to serve as the student member of the ASBH Board of Directors.   The election of a Wake Forest faculty member and student to these national leadership positions is just one sign of the growing importance of the institution’s contributions to bioethics scholarship and practice.  In addition:       Mark Hall, J.D., Fred and Elizabeth Turnage Professor of Law and Public Health and co-director of the WFU Graduate Program in Bioethics, was elected two years ago to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine and was appointed last year as the only Senior Nonresident Fellow in Health Policy at the Brookings Institution    

Nancy M. P. King, J.D., Professor, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy and co-director of the Graduate Program in Bioethics and the Center for Bioethics, Health & Society, was appointed two years ago to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections which advises the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services on the oversight of research with human subjects.

    John Moskop,Ph.D., Wallace and Mona Wu Chair in Biomedical Ethics, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Chair of the WFBMC Clinical Ethics Committee, is serving a second term as an Officer of the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care, which is devoted to improving professionalism in all health-related fields through education, scholarship and public policy.

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