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Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine

February 25, 2022

Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Ethics and the ELSI of Precision Medicine Call for Applications: The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) and the Center for Bioethics (C:B), together with the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH), announce a joint postdoctoral position in clinical ethics and the ethical, … Continued

Walker, Fisher Publish Survey of U.S. Biomedical Researchers

January 7, 2022

Rebecca L. Walker, PhD and Jill A. Fisher, PhD from the Department of Social Medicine have published a new survey that identifies how researchers using vertebrate animals viewed issues of significance for translational science.

Fisher, Walker Elected as Hastings Center Fellows

December 2, 2021

Jill A. Fisher, PhD and Rebecca L. Walker, PhD in the UNC Department of Social Medicine are among 24 newly elected Hastings Center fellows, a group of more than 200 individuals of outstanding accomplishment.

Corbie Co-Authors Opinion on Data Inclusivity

November 29, 2021

Giselle Corbie, CHER Director, has co-authored an opinion piece for STAT with Warren Kibbe of the Duke Cancer Institute, calling for engaging communities “around how and why data affect them.”

Social Medicine Faculty Publish Article on Hispanic Children’s Health Insurance & Health Services Use

November 18, 2021

Krista Perreira, Professor of Social Medicine, and Jonathan Oberlander, Professor and Chair of Social Medicine, co-authored an article on Hispanic children’s health insurance coverage and use of health services.  The article, which analyzes changes in coverage and barriers to health care access for Hispanic children, appears in a new volume of The Annals of the … Continued

Call for Papers: Politics of Abortion 50 Years after Roe

November 11, 2021

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law JHPPL Call for Paper Proposals On January 22, 1973, the US Supreme Court decided the case of Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), ruling that the Due Process clause of the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution protects a “right to privacy,” which includes a pregnant person’s … Continued

Brinkley-Rubinstein Interviewed by The Lancet Voice Podcast

October 29, 2021

October 22, 2021 – Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, CHER Core Faculty, was a guest on the 50th episode of The Lancet Voice, a podcast focused on global health, policy and clinical research. The episode, “Prison health and COVID-19,” covers US and sub-Saharan African contexts. Brinkley-Rubinstein shares the barriers faced by populations in jails and prisons in … Continued