News Archives

  • WBZ-TV

    May 1st, 2015

    Vergara Lawsuit Raises Ethical Questions About Frozen Embryos — quotes George Annas, professor and chair of health law, bioethics and

  • The Christian Science Monitor

    April 27th, 2015

    Chinese Researchers Alter Embryo DNA: Do Results Cross Ethical Tripwires? — quotes George Annas, professor and chair of health law,

  • Healthcare Dive

    April 21st, 2015

    BCBS of Massachusetts Approves Previously-Disputed Double Mastectomies — quotes Wendy Mariner, professor of health law, bioethics and human rights.

  • The Boston Globe

    April 17th, 2015

    When an Insurer Says No to Surgery — quotes Wendy Mariner, professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights.

  • South African Medical Journal

    April 8th, 2015

    Medical Ethics and Human Rights in Wartime — guest editorial by George Annas, professor and chair of health law, bioethics

  • Phoenix New Times

    April 6th, 2015

    Can the Arizona Legislature Legally Make Doctors Lie about Abortion? — quotes Wendy Mariner, professor of health law, bioethics and

  • Professors: ‘Informed Consent’ No Excuse to Violate First Amendment

    April 2nd, 2015

    Wendy Mariner and George Annas challenge trend among states to compel physicians to present state’s point of view.

  • Q&A about Ethics of Experimental Drugs with Shine Lecturer Arthur Caplan

    March 13th, 2015

    National expert on bioethics comes to SPH this week to speak on the complexities of “compassionate use” of unapproved drugs.

  • The New York Times

    March 4th, 2015

    Opinion: When the System Fails — essay by Sondra Crosby, associate professor of health law, bioethics and human rights.

  • Harvard Crimson

    March 2nd, 2015

    Experts Talk Vaccine Opt-Out Parameters — quotes George Annas, professor and chair of health law, bioethics and human rights.