August 5, 2021

Keisha Ray elected to ASBH Nominating Committee

Keisha Ray, PhD, has been elected to serve as a member of the Nominating Committee of the Association for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Elections are held annually to fill open positions to serve on the Committee for a two-year term….

August 4, 2021

Keisha Ray quoted in new Science article

A recently published article by researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) about incidental genetic findings sparked controversy discussed in a new article in Science. In the original article, NIH researchers concluded their study suggested that informed consent processes…

August 1, 2021

McGovern Center congratulates Angela Gomez

The McGovern Center extends its congratulations to Angela P. Gomez, EdD, MBA, for her recent completion of a Doctor of Education degree in Developmental Education Administration in the Department of Educational Leadership. Dr. Gomez graduated this summer from Sam Houston…

July 28, 2021

Keisha Ray discusses race education in undergraduate dental programs

“Stories and Statistics: Creating Culturally Competent Dentists Using Integrative Race Education in Dental Schools,” is the title of a new article by Keisha Ray, PhD. The article is part of a special issue of eJACD. In the piece, Ray discusses…

May 28, 2021

Environmental injustice at center of new essay by Keisha Ray

The latest issue of Hastings Center Report includes an essay by Keisha Ray, PhD, entitled “In the Name of Racial Justice: Why Bioethics Should Care about Environmental Toxins”. In the essay, Ray discusses environmental injustices threatening the health of those…

May 19, 2021

Rolling Stone interviews Keisha Ray about vaccine incentives

A recent piece by Elizabeth Yuko of Rolling Stone included an interview with Keisha Ray, PhD, about incentives offered to those getting COVID-19 vaccines. The article discusses recent state incentives, including Ohio Governor Mike DeWine launching a $1 million lottery—”Ohio-Vax-a-Million”—for…

May 14, 2021

Anson Koshy featured in campus piece about art and being a well-rounded physician

Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, is an assistant professor with the McGovern Center and Department of Pediatrics. His artistic side was presented in a recent news story. When you walk the halls of McGovern Medical School, you may notice the Art…

May 6, 2021

Passing of Carmel Bitondo Dyer, associate faculty of the Center, announced

Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, was associate faculty of the McGovern Center for more than 10 years. She passed away on Tuesday, May 4. Her passing and accomplishments as a renowned geriatrician were shared campus-wide. Remembering Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, renowned…

May 6, 2021

McGovern Center faculty recognized for teaching excellence

In honor of teaching excellence month at McGovern Medical School, the 2021 winners of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards were announced. McGovern Center faculty members Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, were among the winners. List of awardees

May 3, 2021

Keisha Ray quoted in CNN article about sharing vaccines with other countries

A recent article on CNN focused on the US sharing COVID-19 vaccines with other countries. Keisha Ray, PhD, was quoted in the piece, expressing that the US has an obligation to share the vaccine, especially with poorer or underdeveloped countries….