Summer Symposium 2016

2016 Presenters

Agata Bloswick, MSc, PhD Candidate
Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland
“Informed Consent Form in Clinical Trials”

Kandace Geldmeier, PhD Candidate
Department of Religion
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York
“Parenting the Stillborn Baby”

Shahid M. Gul, PhD Candidate
Assistant Professor
Department of Philosophy
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
“Bio-ethical Problems Arise When Doctors Go on Strike.”

Jeff S. Matsler, STM (Bioethics), ThM (Ethics), MDiv
Defense Health Agency Bioethicist / Adjutant Professor of Medical Ethics (DoD), Uniform Services University of Healthcare Sciences, Walter Reed National Medical Military Center, Bethesda, Maryland
“Medical Ethics In the Military Setting”

Jeff Miles, BA
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, Washington
“Does Justice Require that Direct-to-Consumer Advertising be Abated in the United States?”

Prya Murad, MSc, JD
Assistant Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender, Palm Beach, FL

Legalize Drugs: Divert Addiction out of Criminal Court

Heidi Nicholl, PhD
Currently on writing sabbatical, in San Francisco; formerly part of the medical ethics and law unit at University College London (UCL) Medical School
London, United Kingdom
“The Ethics of Displaying Historic Human Remains”

Lily Simmons, MA

San Francisco State University
Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics, Class of 2015 
San Francisco, California
“Empowering the Empowerment Model of Disability: Virtue Ethics, Feminism, and the Concept of Disability”

Derek So, MSc

McGill University
Montreal, Quebec
“Analyzing the Motivations for Human Gene Editing”

Tsion Tesfaye, BA
Patient Outreach Specialist, Evolent Health
Arlington, Virginia
Precision Medicine in the 21st Century: Regulating a Developing Technology”

2015 Presenters

  1. Office of the Public Defender, 15th Judicial Circuit