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Bioethics

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-008
Overview The collection documents the work of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments (ACHR). It includes meeting briefing books, drafts of the final report and related records, background materials on experiments, and correspondence of ACHR Executive Director Dan Guttman. Meetings were held between 1994 and 1995, and the collection includes copies of background materials dating back to 1900.

Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers Working in Developing Countries Workshop Collection

 Collection — Box BRL Shared 014: [39020028495094], Folder: 1
Identifier: BRL-032
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials for the Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers Working in Developing Countries Workshop (October 2006). The workshop was sponsored by Georgetown University's Reflective Engagement Initiative with additional support from the University's Department of Philosophy, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and from the PhRMA Foundation. Materials include schedules, biographies, and handouts.

Barbara F. Mishkin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-030
Overview The collection contains documents related to U.S. bioethics commissions and other federal agencies that belonged to Barbara F. Mishkin. This includes the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, the Ethics Advisory Board, the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records, and the Office of Technology Assessment.

Bioethics Research Library Archives Audiovisual Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-019
Overview The collection consists of audiovisual recordings related to bioethics, the bulk of which are recordings of lectures delievered at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). This includes the KIE's Intensive Bioethics Courses and Advanced Bioethics Courses. The recordings are in a variety of formats, including audio cassettes, compact discs, DVDs, micro cassettes, VHS cassette tapes, 1/4" open reel audio, and other formats.

Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BRL-013
Overview The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). BEAC was formed in 1987 to counsel the congressional members of the national Biomedical Ethics Board on ethical issues that arise in the delivery of healthcare and biomedical research.

Choices on Our Conscience Symposium Publications

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-023
Overview The collection consists of copies of papers presented at the Choices on our Conscience International Symposium on Human Rights, Retardation and Research, as well as the symposium's program.. The symposium was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and held in October 1971.

Andre E. Hellegers papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-810811
Scope and Contents Papers of Andre E. Hellegers, obstetrician, gynecologist and authority on bioethics. Bulk of collection concerns Hellergers' directorship of the Joseph and Rose Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University (1971-1979). Includes articles by Hellegers and others on abortion, birth control, population research, and bioethics.

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Human Embryo Research Panel Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BRL-012
Overview The collection consists of the proceedings of meetings held by the National Institute of Health's Human Embryo Research Panel, dating from February 1994 to June 1994. The Human Embryo Research Panel was established to provide the Director of the National Institutes of Health (Harold Varmus) with recommendations regarding human embryo research and guidelines for federal funding of such research.

Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BRL-010
Overview The Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel was established in 1988 as an ad hoc consultant group to the Advisory Committee of to the Director of the National Institute of Health. The collection contains records related to the Panel, including meeting transcripts, briefing books, clippings, the Research Panel's final report, and other documents.

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Trustee's Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-028
Overview The collection contains meeting briefing materials for Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Trustee's meetings held between 1976 and 1983. The materials all relate to the funding of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) and the relations between Georgetown University and the Foundation. It includes project proposals, reports from the KIE to the Foundation, and internal KIE communications.

Kathryn Arnow Collection of the President's Biomedical Research Panel Records

 Collection — Box BRL Shared 007: [39020028494758], Folder: 1-4
Identifier: BRL-022
Overview The collection consists of records related to the President's Biomedical Research Panel (PBRP), including its final report (with Appendix A and C), the Analysis of Selected Biomedical Research Programs (2 volumes), and summary meeting minutes (1975-1976). The records belonged to Kathryn Arnow, who was a health policy analyst and Chief of the Program Planning Branch in the office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health in the 1970s.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Newsletter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-034
Overview The collection contains issues of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Newsletter published between 1974 and 2009. The newsletters include messages from the Institute's Directors, essays on bioethics, and information on the Institute's programs, scholars, and library.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-020
Overview The collection consists of photographs related to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE), primarily dating from the 1970s. It includes images of KIE and bioethics library staff, lectures (inclding the Intensive Bioethics Course), and buildings/spaces used by the KIE. The collection primarily contains photographic prints, although it also includes contact sheets, negatives, slides, and digital images.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Pregnancy Study Report

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-029
Overview The collection contains the final report for Project No. 30131-G-74-02, a study on pregnancy conducted by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) in 1974. KIE Director André Hellegers was the Principle Investigator. Other collaborators include Ray Branson, Leon Kass, Ann Neale, Roy Capone, and Jeanne Clare Ridley.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Publications Album

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-024
Overview The collection consists of one album containing book covers of bioethics publications authored by Kennedy Institute scholars and library staff dating from around 1975 to 1983. Some covers are photocopies. It includes, but is not limited to, the following authors and editors: H. Tristram Engelhardt, Robert M. Veatch, LeRoy Walters, Ruth Faden, Tom L. Beauchamp, Richard A. McCormick, James F. Childress, and Edmund D. Pellegrino. Altogether, the album documents the scholarly output of the Kennedy...

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [39020028494121]
Identifier: BRL-021
Overview The collection consists of three scrapbooks of clippings relating to the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, dating from 1971-1974.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Third International Advisory Board Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-027
Overview The collection contains briefing materials for the third meeting of the KIE's International Advisory Board. The binder belonged to Paul B. Cornely.

National Bioethics Advisory Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-014
Overview The National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) was established by President Bill Clinton in October 1995. This collection contains meeting materials and reports produced by NBAC, as well as the Commission's website.

National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-001
Overview The collection documents 43 meetings of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research held between 1974 and 1978 and includes briefing books, subject files, and transcripts from these meetings. The Executive’s Branch of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare established the group in 1974 and it is considered one of the first modern bioethics commissions.

National Heart Transplantation Study Records

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records related to the National Heart Transplantation Study, including the project proposal, advisory committee meeting minutes, a description of the study (with selected readings), published updates, questionnaires, and forms. It also includes forms related to the National Kidney Dialysis and Transplantation Study.