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Covid-19 deaths during core pandemic years were likely under-counted

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, PhD, is quoted in the University of Minnesota Research Brief: "Covid-19 deaths during core pandemic years were likely under-counted.”
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Debate simmers over when doctors should declare brain death

Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C, is quoted in the Oregon Public Broadcasting article: “Debate simmers over when doctors should declare brain death.”
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A Tao for the Anthropocene

Steven Miles, MD, has published a new book on environmental ethics: “A Tao for the Anthropocene” to guide decisions toward living harmoniously with nature.
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The Center for Bioethics mourns the passing of Donald J. Brunnquell, PhD, MA, LP

Dr. Brunnquell was a Licensed Psychologist in Minnesota with a special interest in pediatric psychology and bioethics. He had been a member of the Center for Bioethics affiliate faculty since 2000 and an adjunct faculty member in the…
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NJ Says Constitution Doesn't Protect Medical Aid In Dying

Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, HEC-C, is quoted in the Law 360 article “NJ Says Constitution Doesn't Protect Medical Aid In Dying.”
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Fetal Personhood and the Boundless Responsibilities of Pregnant Persons

Debra DeBruin, PhD authored the The American Journal of Bioethics commentary: “Fetal Personhood and the Boundless Responsibilities of Pregnant Persons.”
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Minnesota Achieves Milestone: Over 31,000 Patients Connected To Monoclonal Antibody Treatments During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Debra DeBruin, PhD, and JP Leider, PhD, are quoted in the India Education Diary article: “Minnesota Achieves Milestone: Over 31,000 Patients Connected To Monoclonal Antibody Treatments During The COVID-19 Pandemic.”
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MN congenital syphilis cases at highest in decades

Minnesota Commissioner of Health Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD, is quoted in the Winona Post article: “MN congenital syphilis cases at highest in decades.”
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Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) added to Minnesota’s newborn screening panel

Minnesota Commissioner of Health Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD, is quoted in the MDH news release: “Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) added to Minnesota’s newborn screening panel.”
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Ian Wolfe, PhD, MA, RN, HEC-C, earns promotion

Ian Wolfe, PhD, MA, RN, HEC-C, earns promotion. Congratulations to Ian Wolfe, PhD, MA, RN, HEC-C on promotion to Director of Ethics at Children's Minnesota.