Multidisciplinary Studies Center
News and Events
**NEW: Both the Business major and the Public Health: Health, Behavior, and Society (HBS) major now have Peer Advisers. For information, go to the Peer Advisers webpage.
Smoking Cessation in the Foothills of the Himalayas
Medical Humanities and Bioethics Noon Conference
A Conversation About Culture, Health, "Ownership" of Genetic Material and Ethics in Human Subject Research
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Panel
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Q&A
Ryan Case Method Room (Medical Center Room 1-9576)
Informed Consent, a play inspired by a true story of the Havasupai Tribe and the legal battle to limit research on Tribe Member’s DNA, will open at Geva Theatre this spring. Join us for a panel discussion and conversation with Deb Laufer (Playwright), Sean Daniels (Director), Peter Jamison ((Seneca) Ganondagan Site Manager), Chin-To Fong (Associate Professor, Genetics), and Jamie Tyrrell (Medical Student and Medical Humanities Fellow). Moderated by Margie Shaw.
Co-sponsored by Clinical and Translational Science Institute, URMC; Council for Diversity and Inclusiveness in the School of Nursing; University Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies (UCIS) Cluster for Health and Human Values and Cluster in Genetics; Office of Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, School of Medicine and Dentistry; University Office for Faculty Development and Diversity; Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, School of Medicine and Dentistry; Department of Anthropology; and Office of Human Subject Protection, University of Rochester.
For further information about purchasing student tickets to the World Premier of Informed Consent on Friday, March 28 at Geva Theatre, see here.