Marion Danis continues Seminar Series with “Engaging the Public in Setting Health Care Priorities” on March 25

Monday, Mar 25, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Bloomberg School of Public Health Feinstone Hall
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD

Marion Danis, Head of the Section on Ethics and Health Policy in the Department of Bioethics at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health, will continue the 2018-19 Berman Institute Seminar Series with the talk, “Engaging the Public in Setting Health Care Priorities,” on March 25.

Dr. Danis also serves as Chief of the Ethics Consultation Service at the Clinical Center. She has chaired the International Society on Priorities in Health Care and has served on the board of American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. She has studied patients’ treatment preferences at the end of life and the effectiveness of advance directives in promoting their preferences. She has studied strategies for fair rationing of limited health care resources by involvement of the public and on promoting strategies to address the social determinants of health to reduce health disparities. She has also conducted a number of surveys of clinicians and clinical investigators exploring the ethical dilemmas they encounter and their assessment of the value of ethics consultation. As Chief of the Bioethics Consultation Service she has been the lead editor of the volume published by Oxford University Press entitled Research Ethics Consultation: A Casebook. Her other book publications are Ethical Dimensions of Health Policy and Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside.