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The Friday, July 11th episode of the PBS News Hour featured a presentation on the young child from Mississippi who had been treated with early and unusually aggressive drug treatment after birth and then was seemingly virus-free for two years.
However, official just announced that the girl, now almost 4 years old, tested positive for HIV during a follow-up appointment last week. When asked about the trial that was to begin, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases emphasized the need to be ethical in the design of the study.
Please visit the PBS News Hour website for a video and full transcript of the program.
Posted in Bioethics, Contemporary Ethical Issues, Fordham University HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute
Tagged Anthony Fauci, Ethics, HIV, HIV research, Mississippi, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIAID, PBS, Research Ethics, Research on Children
FCRH Deans Lenis and Parmach and Fordham students in attendance at the April 28th conference. Photo by Bruce Gilbert.
At a recent interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Fordham University Center for Ethics Education, a distinguished panel comprised of university presidents, academics, and the Under Secretary of Education discussed the value of liberal arts education. Each speaker made compelling arguments highlighting the importance and value of liberal arts education, including information about cost, salary, lifetime learning, the residential college campus experience, and even the history of the debate on the worth of liberal arts education.
Posted in Fordham University Conferences and Events, Fordham University Student Voices
Tagged Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, Ethics, FCLC Honors Program, Fordham University, James Van Wyck, liberal arts education, moral formation, student concerns, student debt, student perspectives, students
Dr. Adam L. Fried with the other members of the Careers in Ethics Panel. Click on photo to watch a video of the panel discussion.
Because of the interdisciplinary nature of ethics, it is relevant and necessary in everything from medicine, business and journalism, to psychology, law, and environmental studies. Ethics is interesting to study, but what are the career options in the field?
Posted in Bioethics, Fordham University Conferences and Events, Fordham University Student Voices
Tagged 2014, Adam Fried, Angelique Rivard, Careers in Ethics, Careers in Ethics Panel, Center for Ethics Education, Elizabeth Yuko, Fordham University, IRB, Jobs in Ethics, Naomi Dreisinger, Patricia Voorhees, Stefanie Juell, Video