By: Charles M. Olbert
On September 16, the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education and Center for Religion and Culture hosted a conference to discuss whether we have a moral obligation to immigrants. Entitled “A Crisis of Conscience: What Do We Owe Immigrant Youth and Families?” the conference featured former U.S. Senator and 50th Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, former immigration judge Sarah Burr, and Gabriel Salguero, President of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition. David Ushery, journalist and host of NBC’s “The Debrief” moderated the event.
Posted in Fordham University Conferences and Events, Contemporary Ethical Issues, Fordham University Student Voices
Tagged Ethics, Fordham University, Humanitarian ethics, U.S. immigration, immigration policy, APA Ethics Code, Ken Salazar, David Ushery, Sarah Burr, Gabriel Salguero, undocumented alien children, Charles Olbert, Clinical Psychology
Dr. Cynthia Pearson, Research Associate Professor and Associate Director of Research, Indigenous Wellness Research Institute
University of Washington
Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) Fellow Dr. Cynthia Pearson and Director Dr. Celia B. Fisher have been awarded a grant to adapt a culturally specific ethics training course for American Indian and Alaska Natives (AIAN) populations.
Posted in Evidence-Based Ethics, Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
Tagged AIAN, Alaska Natives, American Indian, American Indian and Alaska Natives, Celia B. Fisher, culture, Cynthia Pearson, ethics training, Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute, research engagement, Research Ethics, RETI, University of Washington
On Saturday, October 18, Fordham Center for Ethics Education Director Dr. Celia B. Fisher appeared as a guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss mounting discrimination towards West African immigrants in the wake of the first death from the Ebola virus in the United States.
Posted in Bioethics, Contemporary Ethical Issues, In the News
Tagged Aletha Maybank, Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, disease, Ebola, epidemic, Fordham University, germs, Health disparities, Joy Reid, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC, Public Health, The Reid Report, Thomas Eric Duncan, virus
The Applied Developmental Psychology doctoral program at Fordham University takes a unique, multidisciplinary approach to the study of social issues. The Fordham program has introduced three new specialities: Families, Schools, and Society; Race, Ethnicity, and Culture; and Health, Illness, and Well-Being; all of which recognize the increasing need for multidisciplinary perspectives on health promotion research and interventions across the lifespan.
The program aims to increase understanding of developmental processes, including health, academic, cognitive, social, and emotional outcomes over time. To accomplish this, they are adding to their renowned faculty a position that is open to experienced scientists in public health, education and biopsychology. To learn more about the program, please visit the Fordham ADP website. For the announcement for the new position and information on how to apply, please see the ad listing.
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Tagged Applied Developmental Psychology, biopsychology, Education, Employment, faculty position, Fordham University, Job opportunities, Jobs in Ethics, Psychology, Public Health, Tenure track