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Sandra Porter

Confused about terms like "autonomy" and "beneficance" and their relationship to biomedical research?

The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) is offering a short course at the University of Washington, Feb. 29th and March 1st, on Ethics in Science.

Registration details and a description are below.

An Ethics Shortcourse
February 29, 2008, 4-8pm and March 1, 10am-4pm Waterfront Activities
Center, University of Washington

Registration Deadline: February 15, 2008 To apply online, please visit:

$25 with credit card or $20 with check. Course Fee covers 8 WSTA clock
hours and meals. Scholarships Available.
Brochure available at:

The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) invites
secondary science educators to join us for a 1.5 day workshop focused on
effective strategies for incorporating ethical issues into science
classrooms. This Ethics Shortcourse will focus on classroom-friendly
resources for engaging students in important discussions about the
interaction of science and society. We will include the use of case
studies, decision-making frameworks, structured academic controversies,
and Socratic seminars. Our experienced lead teachers will share their
practical wisdom on how to best address ethical issues with students.
Participants will receive the newest version of our popular Ethics

The keynote speaker will be Malia Fullerton, PhD, Assistant Professor in
the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of
Washington School of Medicine. Her broad research interests include
scientific decision-making, the relationship of basic research to
clinical research and practice (especially as it pertains to use of
racial and/or ethnic identification), and research ethics. The NWABR
Ethics in Science program is funded by a Science Education Partnership
Award at the National Center for Research Resources at the National
Institutes of Health.

For questions, please contact:

Jeanne Ting Chowning, MS
Education Director
Northwest Association for Biomedical Research 100 W Harrison, North
Tower, Suite 430 Seattle, WA 98119 ph 206-957-3337 x303 fx 206-282-2214
jchowning@nwabr.org www.nwabr.org