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 themed around diversity, equity, and…


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…


January 23, 2021

Meditation and burnout at center of new article

“Meditation for Healing Burnout” is the title of a new article appearing in Alternative and Complementary Therapies in which Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, shares his insights about the use of meditation to address burnout. In the publication, Chaoul shares about using…


September 1, 2020

New forthcoming book from Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin, PhD, received a contract from Oxford University Press to write a monograph on medicine and secularization. Its tentative title is How Doctors Became Our Priests: Sacralizations and Secularizations of Medicine, and it will explore observations by sociologists and…


August 18, 2020

Keisha Ray receives book contract from Oxford

Keisha Ray, PhD, recently accepted a book contract for her forthcoming book, Black Health: Social, Cultural, and Political Determinants, from Oxford University Press. The book will be part of the Bioethics and Social Justice series. Snippet about the book: The…


August 13, 2020

Keisha Ray among philosophers weighing-in on reopening higher education institutions

Several philosophers shared perspectives on reopening higher education institutions in a recent Daily Nous piece entitled, “Philosophers on Reopening Colleges and Universities in a Pandemic.” The piece featured six essays, including one by Keisha Ray, PhD, “Going Back to School…


August 6, 2020

Blog by Keisha Ray discusses black bioethics and mainstream bioethics

“Black Bioethics and How the Failures of the Profession Paved the Way for Its Existence,” is the title of the latest Bioethics.net blog authored by Keisha Ray, PhD.  In the blog, Ray notes that “black bioethics has been having its…


August 5, 2020

Nathan Carlin’s latest book discussed on New Books Network

In a recent podcast on New Books Network, Nathan Carlin, PhD, discussed with Claire Clark, PhD, MPH, his 2019 book Pastoral Aesthetics: A Theological Perspective on Principlist Bioethics. In the text, Carlin revisits The Principles of Biomedical Ethics, authored by…


March 13, 2020

Medical humanities textbook to be translated

Coauthored by Thomas Cole, PhD, Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Ronald Carson, PhD, Medical Humanities: An Introduction was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. The book has since been issued in paperback and e-book, and will now be translated into…


February 24, 2020

Human Ties returns with special issue

Launched in Fall 2018, Human Ties Digest has released a special issue in honor of the McGovern Center’s 15th Anniversary. With a painting on the cover by fourth-year humanities student Maneera Chopra, artistic works by Samantha Hentosh (MS2), Niki Khandheria…


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