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Therese (Tess) Jones, PhD, Interim Director of the Center for
Bioethics and Humanities, is the recipient of CU's 2014 Thomas
Jefferson Award, which recognizes CU faculty, staff and students
demonstrate excellence in the performance of regular academic
responsibilities while contributing outstanding service to the broader
community. Read the complete story in CU Today...
Longtime film critic and CU professor Howie Movshovitz lectured
about "The Cinema of Iran," on Monday, February 3rd at the Fulginiti
Pavilion. Read about his presentation in the Aurora Sentinal, or view a
"The Armory Art Show of 1913," by Henry N. Claman, MD on
Monday, March 10th fron noon-1:00pm at the Fulginiti Pavilion. This astonishing art extravaganza brought avant-garde art to the US. Arts in Medicine Lectures are free & open to the public.
Art in Science I Science in Art,
"Revolutionary Medicine: America's Founders in Sickness
and Health," by Jeanne E. Abrams, PhD, on Monday March 24
from noon-1pm in the Fulginiti Pavlion. Learn about the lives of
George and Martha Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Dolley Madison
and others from the unique perspective of sickness and disease in
their era. Arts and Medicine Lectures are free and open to the public.
is an exhibit of images produced
by University of Colorado-affiliated scientists and artists, on display through March 27th at the Fulginiti Gallery. Scientists were invited to submit images created as part of their work, and artists whose images illustrate or offer insights into scientific principles were also invited to participate. Curated by Helen Macfarlane and JJ Cohen.
The Joe Bonham Project: We Are Not Our Wounds, opening at the
Fulginiti Gallery on April 10th. Drawing the Stories of America's
Wounded Veterans, featuring selected works by a group of war artists who, in 2011, began documenting the experience of service members and their families going through medical treatment in trauma wards and rehabilitation centers. Click to view the exhibition flyer.
Health Humanities Reader
, edited by Therese Jones, Delese Wear
and Lester D. Friedman, forthcoming from Rutgers University Press
in April, 2014. "This is a landmark volume that sets the standard for any future collection in medical/health humanities. It is by turns authoritative, funny, edgy, creative and personal-sometimes all in one piece," says Thomas R. Cole, Director, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at University of Texas-Houston Medical School.
4th Annual CCTSI Research Ethics Conference-"The Rate Limiting Step: Recruitment and Retention of Clinical Research Subjects," was held at the Fulginiti Pavilion on October 3, 2013. Click to view PPT files from presentations by national and and local clinical research experts.
Articulated on display in the Fulginiti Foyer. Artist Jaimie Henthorn
uses the kinetic human body as a tool in her research of the built
environment. Articulated is a series of photographs by Chris Vitatoe, that documents one such investigation on movement intervention of Herbert Bayer's sculpture, Articulated Wall, located in the Denver Design District.
Letters to a Third Year Student - Confused, frustrated, terrified,
overworked and under-appreciated are some of the ways our graduating medical students remember their third year, when after spending two years in the classroom, they plunge into the clinical realm, working with patients under the supervision of residents and attending physicians. Read their letters, which share advice, humor and insights.
The Nipple Quilt: A Genealogical Fabric of Human Existence
by Laura Phelps Rogers, on display in the Fulginiti Foyer. Laura's work is about personal, familial, generational, social and cultural memories. The quilt is made of life casts of people’s nipples as a means of representing and documenting the person.
The 15th Genetics & Ethics Conference was held last summer in Estes
Therese "Tess" Jones, PhD
Park on July 18-19. This year’s topic was the ethical, legal and
social implications of the biological explanations of addiction
for personal responsibility. Over 70 attendees participated with
experts from the law, public policy, genetics, medicine and neurobiology
as well as those in recovery from addiction.
Click to learn more and view the speaker presentations.
, was appointed Interim Director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities,
effective January, 2013.
Tess Jones was recently featured in an article, Treating the Whole Human,
in Aurora Magazine,
describing the growing belief that, "by including more humanities within medical training, students can learn to treat the very elements that make us human."
Philanthropy at Work: Shirley and Vincent Fulginiti;
gifts establish a pavilion where the art of medicine inspires.
“Science is not enough in the practice of health. Practitioners
also need to understand the holistic side of medicine, the
ethical issues” - Vincent Fulginiti, MD Read full story.
Marilyn Coors, PhD published, "Reporting Actionable Research
Results: Shared Secrets Can Save Lives" in Science Translational Medicine.