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 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…


July 3, 2020

McGovern Center issues statement on racial justice

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics takes this historic moment to recommit ourselves to the struggle against racism and for a more equitable society. In its teaching, research, university service, and public engagement, the Center has long stood for…


June 12, 2020

Thomas Cole makes remarks about racism and segregation at UTHealth Town Hall

On June 10, 2020, UTHealth hosted a Town Hall to listen and discuss how the university can continue its commitment to fairness, equity, and respect for all. Joined by leaders across campus, Center director Thomas Cole, PhD, shared a historical…


October 29, 2019

Science fiction and racial bias are focus of interview with Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed recently by Ashley Abramson of Elemental by Medium. In the interview, Ray explains that racial disparity is a pressing issue in medicine that medical students must learn about. As part of Ray’s “Science Fiction and…


October 2, 2019

Poverty Simulation featured in UTHealth News

Some students stole to pay bills. Others begged. Still, others deliberated whether to buy their child’s medication or pay the mortgage. These acts—part of a simulated poverty experience for students at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth—illuminate the circumstances some of their…


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