Faculty Events

Stuart J. Youngner, M.D.

  • The Death Problem 2014 International Conference of the Japanese Association for Philosophical and Ethical Research in Medicine. Tokyo November 23, 2014
  • Euthanasia: Opening Pandora's Box. National Taiwan University School of Medicine. Taiwan December 1, 2014
  • The Active/Passive Continuum in Limiting Life-Sustaining Treatment. Chong-Shan Medical University Taiwan, December 2, 2014

Mark Aulisio, Ph.D.

  • Visiting Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, Spain, September 2012.
  • Keynote Speaker for 23rd Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2012, on professionalization and bioethics.
  • Mark P. Aulisio, “Advance Directives and the Physician-Patient Relationship: A Surprising Metamorphosis?” for Advance Directives Ed. Biller-Andorno, Brauer, and Lack. LIME Series, Springer 2013 (in submission).

Jessica Berg, J.D., M.P.H.

  • "All for One and One For All: Informed Consent and Public Health" 50 Houston Law Review 1 (2012).
  • "Surrogate Decision Making in Internet Age," American Journal of Bioethics, Oct 2012.
  • Stephanie Corley and Jessica Berg, Embryo Donation: Ethical Issues, in Third Party Reproduction: A Comprehensive Guide (Forthcoming, Springer, 2013).
  • Presentation on "Consumerism and Self-Diagnosis," Indiana School of Law, March, 2013.

Nicole Deming, J.D., M.A.

  • Nicole Deming worked with Cleveland Early College High School @ John Hay on a project focusing on the life of Henrietta Lacks, Bioethics, and stem cell research.
  • Faculty Scholar 2012; Scholars Collaboration in Teaching and Learning, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Professor Deming and Jessie Ellner (a second year medical student) are working with the Hospice Unit at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center to provide medical student volunteers with an opportunity to deliver non-medical care to patients at the end of life.
  • Keynote talk: "Teaching Ethics as Both Everyday and Extraordinary." Eighth National Conference on Bioethics, Cluj, Romania, September 14, 2012. Professor Deming was invited to give this talk as part of her work on the Fogarty-funded International Research Ethics Training Program, based at Case in the Department of Bioethics. She is looking forward to future opportunities to work with colleagues and students in the program.

Aaron Goldenberg, Ph.D., M.A., M.P.H.

  • Dr. Goldenberg was appointed to the Expert Condition Review Committee for the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Conditions in Newborns and Children.
  • Dr. Goldenberg was appointed to the Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI) Working Group for the Alpha-1 Foundation.
  • Dr. Goldenberg was awarded an NIH grant to study Parental Attitudes on the Collection and Research Use of Biological Samples from Newborns.

Insoo Hyun, Ph.D.

  • Dr. Hyun's book, Bioethics and the Future of Stem Cell Research, was published by Cambridge University Press in the summer of 2013.
  • Dr. Hyun's article "Therapeutic Hope, Spiritual Distress, and the Problem of Stem Cell Tourism" was published in Cell Stem Cell in May, 2013.

Sana Loue, J.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.S.A.

  • Applying adult learning theories to education in the health professions. Annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), St. Andrews, Scotland, June 10, 2013.
  • Diversity, cultural competence, and cultural humility. Annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), St. Andrews, Scotland, June 10, 2013.
  • Keynote: Social work, advocacy, and ethics: Opportunities and challenges in Romania. LUMEN (Logos, Universality, Mentality, Education, Novelty) Conference 2013, Iasi, Romania, April 10, 2013 [invited].
  • The development of bioethics and ethics review committees in Tajikistan. PRISMA, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, March 27, 2013 [invited].
  • Ethical issues in writing, reviewing, and editing: Theses, dissertations, manuscripts and grant proposals. National Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, February 28, 2013 [invited].
  • Ethical issues in conducting observational research with severely mentally ill persons. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Bioethics Grand Rounds, February 12, 2013 [invited].

Patricia Marshall, Ph.D.

  • Elected to the Council of Fellows, The Hastings Center.
  • Member of the International Working Group for ELSI 2.0, an International Collaboratory for Genomics and Society. Following an initial meeting at the Brocher Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland, a manuscript was published by Kaye J, Meslin E, Knoppers B, Juengst E, Deschênes M, Cambon-Thomsen, Chalmers D, De Vries J, Edwards K, Hoppe N, Kent A, Adebamowo, Marshall P, Kato K, (2012). “ELSI 2.0: for Genomics and Society Research.” Science 336: 673-674.
  • Collaborator, grant funded by the Wellcome Trust Foundation, 9/1/12 – 8/31/17, PI: A Amoah; “International Consortium, Gene-Environment Factors in Type 2 Diabetes, Sub-Saharan Africa.” Study sites for our international consortium include 10 Sub-Saharan countries.

Michelle McGowan, Ph.D.

  • Published articles in 2013 based on her research on ethical and social implications on genetic and genomic testing in Human Reproduction, Personalized Medicine, Health Matrix, American Journal of Bioethics and Science, Technology and Human Values.
  • Presented her research on ethical and social implications of non-medical sex selection for the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women Salon Series in March 2013.
  • Was invited to join the the executive committee for the Cleveland Fellowship in Advanced Bioethics in June 2013.

Suzanne Rivera, PhD, MSW