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Events

Thursday, December 10 from 12 – 1PM
The Handbook of Texas Medicine: Exploring History and Context Through a Unique Lens
Heather Wooten, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Institute for the Medical Humanities
University of Texas Medical Branch
and
Brett Derbes, PhD
Director of Research and Managing Editor
Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)

Register in advance for this webinar: Zoom Registration
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Reproductive Ethics Conference
Fifth Annual Conference -- to be held virtually
Thursday-Friday, April 8-9, 2021
Now accepting abstracts until January 31, 2021


Upcoming 2021 Seminars

January 14, 2021
Patrick T. Smith, MDiv, MA, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Theological Ethics and Bioethics, Duke Divinity School
Senior Faculty, Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University
Associate Faculty, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, and the History of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine


January 28, 2021
Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH
Gladys Louise Professor of English
Chair, English Department
Director of Medical Humanities
Director, Medical Futures Lab
Adjunct Professor
UT School of Public Health, Division of Health & Behavioral Sciences


February 11, 2021
Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD, HEC-C
Professor of Bioethics, Graduate Program Director
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
and
Nanette Elster, JD, MPH
Associate Professor
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine


February 25, 2021
Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD

Scholar in Residence
Stanford University School of Medicine
Founder, TIME'S UP Healthcare


March 25, 2021
Camisha Russell, PhD
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
University of Oregon

News

Margarita Ortiz Gives Virtual Presentation at Research Retreat

Nov 13, 2020, 07:56 AM by Beverly Claussen

On October 29th, Margarita Ortiz, JD, an MA candidate in the Medical Humanities graduate program, gave a presentation at the (virtual) UTMB Academies Collaborative Third Annual Retreat. This year’s theme was “Innovations in Research and Clinical Care during the Covid Crisis: Lessons Learned.” Ms. Ortiz’s presentation, “The Clinician Chronicles: Lessons from the Bedside,” was based on her thesis research.