Former PEH Program Manager Francesca Holinko is starting plant curation and landscape design studies at the New York Botanical Garden, in the School of Professional Horticulture. Lots of good luck Francesca from us all!
Former PEH postdoc Greg Bognar has landed the Chair in Practical Ethics at Stockholm University’s Philosophy Department. Many congratulations!
Dan Wikler and Nir Eyal
Along with Samia Hurst and the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, Dan Wikler and Nir Eyal have put together the 2014 session of the Brocher Summer Academy in Global Population Health 2014, on Ethical Questions in the Global Burden of Disease.
Ole Norheim and Trygve Ottersen
Former PEH visitors Ole Norheim and Trygve Ottersen, PEH members Norm Daniels, Dan Wikler and Nir Eyal, and former PEH postdoc Shlomi Segall are among the authors of the WHO report Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage—Final Report of the WHO Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage.
Former PEH postdoc Iwao Hirose has published Egalitarianism.
Greg Bognar and Iwao Hirose
Former PEH postdocs Greg Bognar and Iwao Hirose have together published The Ethics of Health Care Rationing: An Introduction.
PEH faculty member Bob Truog is heading the new HMS Center for Bioethics. Congratulations, Bob!
Former Program in Ethics and Health post-doctoral fellow Shlomi Segall co-organized the March 2014 conference, The Value of Equality, The conference was held at the Center for Ethics, University of Toronto, where he is a Visiting Professor 2013-4.
Program in Ethics and Health founding director, Dan Brock, formally retired from Harvard at the end of 2013.
Former Program in Ethics and Health post-doctoral fellow, Andras Miklos, has published the book, Institutions in Global Distributive Justice, with Edinburgh University Press. The book analyzes whether political and economic institutions affect the scope, the content and the justification of principles of justice.
Frances Kamm’s book, Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose and Improve Lives, was recently published by Oxford University Press as part of the Oxford Ethics Series. The book is edited by Derek Parfit.
Diane B. Paul
Former Program in Ethics and Health visiting scholar, Diane B. Paul, has published The PKU Paradox: A Short History of a Genetic Disease (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013). The book was co-authored with Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD.
Former Program in Ethics and Health visiting postdoc, Katrien Devolder, is organizing the May 2014 international conference, Analytic Bioethics in Europe, in Ghent, Belgium.
Former Program in Ethics and Health postdoc, Samuel Kerstein, recently published the book, How to Treat Persons, which develops a Kantian ethical theory and applies it to issues in bioethics, including the morality of markets in organs.
Former Program in Ethics and Health postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Fenton has recently joined the staff of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues in Washington, DC.
Former Program in Ethics and Health post-doc, Shlomi Segall, recently published the book, Equality and Opportunity, with Oxford University Press.
Nir Eyal, Dan Wikler and Ole Norheim
Program in Ethics and Health faculty members, Nir Eyal and Dan Wikler, and former PEH visitor Ole Norheim (along with Samia Hurst) are the editors of the Oxford University Press volume Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics.
Dan Brock's work was celebrated at the November 22, 2013, at a Program in Ethics and Health co-sponsored conference entitled Bioethical Reflections in Honor of Dan Brock.