January 19, 2022

Keisha Ray quoted in Wired about climate change and social determinants of health

Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed for a Wired article entitled, “Your Medical History Might Someday Include ‘Climate Change.’” In the piece, Ray responds to a reported account of a physician who noted in a patient’s medical chart that the underlying…


October 20, 2021

Keisha Ray recently participated in a panel on anti-blackness

The Hastings Center and a diverse steering committee of justice-focused bioethics scholars recently presented a panel entitled, “Reckoning with Anti-Blackness through Intergenerational Dialogue.” Keisha Ray, PhD, was one of the panelists, alongside Faith E. Fletcher, PhD, MA (Baylor College of…


September 27, 2021

Coauthored paper by Keisha Ray discusses cases of racially concordant care

“Should a Healthcare System Facilitate Racially Concordant Care for Black Patients?” is the title of a recent article coauthored by Lauren A. Taylor, PhD, MDiv, MPH; Osaze Udeagbala, MD, MBA; Adam Biggs, PhD; Helen-Maria Lekas, PhD; and Keisha Ray, PhD….


September 27, 2021

Keisha Ray featured in Café Bioethics podcast

The Café Bioethics podcast featured a recent episode with Keisha Ray, PhD. In the episode, Dr. Ray discusses “What Is Black Bioethics?” Published on September 14, the episode can be streamed via Spotify.


September 23, 2021

Coauthored paper on autonomy by Colin Goodman and Timothy Houk accepted for publication

“Misapplying Autonomy: Why Patient Wishes Cannot Settle Treatment Decisions” is the title of a forthcoming paper in Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics co-authored by Colin Goodman and Timothy Houk, PhD. Goodman is a fourth-year medical student who is also a member…


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…


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 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….


February 25, 2021

OneZero article about vaccine hunters features comments from Keisha Ray

OneZero writer Sarah Emerson published a story about vaccine hunters, referencing Facebook groups aimed at tracking down doses of COVID-19 vaccinations for their members. As part of the article, Emerson spoke with Keisha Ray, PhD. Ray explains that “vaccine hunters…


December 11, 2020

Keisha Ray explores intersections across bioethics and humanities in virtual discussion

Keisha Ray, PhD, participated in a plenary session of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) 22nd Annual Conference in October, discussing “What About the ‘H’ in ASBH? Exploring the Intersections Across Bioethics and Humanities.” Ray’s comments begin at…


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