Dialogues in Research Ethics

Since 1992, the Dialogues in Research Ethics series has provided an opportunity for UM faculty, staff, students, visitors and members of the community to exchange ideas about ethical issues in a format designed to emphasize discussion and debate.

For a list of past Dialogues, see the Dialogue Archives

2016-2017 Schedule

September 30, 2016
Balancing Health and Privacy in "Intelligent Environments"
Carlisle George, LL.M, PhD
Middlesex University

October 28, 2016
The Academic CV: Should it Portray the Good, the Bad and the Ugly?
Thomas H. Champney, PhD
University of Miami

November 18, 2016
The Erosion of Research Integrity: The Need for a Culture Change
Lee M. Ellis, M.D.
University of Texas

December 2, 2016
The Moral Status of Embryos: Implications for European Law
Timo Faltus, JD
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

January 20, 2017
Dialogue in Research Ethics: Endocannabinoid Science
Jeffrey S. Block, M.D.
University of Miami

February 2, 2017
The Assault on Drug Patents: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Harm?
Scott E. Kamholz, M.D., Ph.D., J.D.
Covington & Burling LLP

February 17, 2017
Measuring the Value of Disclosure: The Case of Comparative Risk Data
Peter Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D.
Indiana University

March, 24, 2017
Increasing Trial Accrual by Improving Communication: Ethical Challenges
Susan E. Morgan, Ph.D.
University of Miami

April 21, 2017
Why Common Rule-Compliant Consent Fails Prospective Research Participants
Mark Yarborough, Ph.D.
University of California Davis

May 12, 2017
The Complicated Ethics of Text Recycling
Cary Moskovitz, Ph.D.
Duke University


Dialogues in Research Ethics began in partnership with the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Since then, it has also been sponsored by the following organizations:
  • Miami Clinical & Translational Science Institute
  • UM Office of the Vice Provost for Research
  • Research Service of the Miami VAMC
  • UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Mailman Center for Child Development
  • South Florida VA Foundation for Research and Education
For more information, contact Ken Goodman (kgoodman@miami.edu, 305-243-5723).