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ROMANELL FELLOWS BLOG

RECENT BLOGS:

  • Leshnar - Addiction is a Brain Disease (and it matters); and, Levy - Addiction is not a Brain Disease (and it matters). Blog posted here.
  • Savulescu and Foddy: A Liberal Account of Addiction. Blog posted here.
  • Institutions, Beliefs and Ethics: Eugenics as a Case Study by Allen Buchanan. Blog posted here.

See all Summer/Fall 2020 blogs and subject papers here.

Spring 2021 Blogs are coming soon.

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The Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care, established at the University at Buffalo in 1994, is now the Romanell Center for Clinical Ethics and the Philosophy of Medicine. The name change honors the 2003 testimentary gift bestowed by Edna Romanell, while reflecting a focus on bioethics in today's complex health care concerns. As a multi-disciplinary center with a long tradition of coordinating academic activities, the Center is poised to expand collaborative research and experience-based learning at UB to better serve the communities of Western New York, Southern Ontario, and borders beyond our own.

Since retiring from clinical medicine, Jack Freer has been spending more time working on pastel painting. This image depicts a scene in Florence during a 1629-31 outbreak of bubonic plague.