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In the News: U of M bioethicist discusses South Africa’s ‘Dr. Death’

For Steven Miles, M.D., a University of Minnesota Medical School professor and bioethicist in the University’s Center for Bioethics, the recent conviction by a medical licensing board of South Africa’s Dr. Wouter Basson, widely known as ‘Dr. Death,’ was the culmination of hard work by a lot of different people determined to do the right thing.

Basson, a cardiologist from Cape Town, was found guilty of dishonorable professional conduct for violating medical ethics for developing chemical weapons and for abetting kidnappings and murder when he directed “Project Coast” for the apartheid regime.

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Center for Bioethics seminar series examines bioethics and gun policy and moral distress among physicians

The public, University of Minnesota students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Center for Bioethics seminar series at the University of Minnesota.

The two day seminar series will examine two hot-button issues in bioethics.

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Mini Bioethics Academy aims to help community better understand bioethical challenges in today’s society

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics is hosting Mini Bioethics Academy, a three night event to help the public better understand bioethical challenges in today’s society.

Three of the Center for Bioethics’ top faculty members will discuss several intriguing and thought-provoking bioethical issues making headlines today.

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