See you at ASBH 2015!

PIRC researchers are well-represented at this year’s ASBH meetings in Houston (October 22-25, 2015). If you’ll be attending, you can find us at the following sessions:

Thursday, October 22nd, 8:00am-12:00pm: Melissa Constantine will co-lead a pre-conference workshop: The Use and Abuse of Survey Data: Tools for Obtaining and Using Rigorous Survey Data for Bioethics Research (with Mildred Cho and Todd Rockwood).

Friday, October 23rd, 8:45-9:05am: Marsha Michie will present “I Have Read and I Understand”: Informed Consent Documentation for Noninvasive Prenatal Genetic Screening (data from the PRINCESS project: Michie, Allyse, Alessi, Minear, and Roberta Ryan).

Saturday, October 24th, 8:15-8:35am: Megan Allyse will present Abortion and Disability in Prenatal Decision-Making Among Chinese and American Patients: A Comparative Study (data from Bass Connections project: Allyse and Li).

Saturday, October 24th, 2:00-3:00pm: Mark Leach will present Prenatal Testing and the Creative Expression of “Balanced” Information.

Saturday, October 24th, 2:00-3:00pm: Ruth Farrell, Megan Allyse, Shubha Chandrasekharan, and Marsha Michie will present a panel: Advances in Prenatal Genetic Testing and the Human Experience: Looking Through the Lens of Noninvasive Prenatal Genetic Testing (NIPT).

Saturday, October 24th, 2:00-3:30pm: Stephanie Alessi will co-lead the interactive workshop: Using Visual Narrative in Empirical Bioethics Research (from Stanford’s Research On Medical Practice study).

Saturday, October 24th, 5:20-5:40pm: Stephanie Alessi will present “It Just Seems Sort of Crazy That It Works”: Physician Perspectives on the Ethics and Clinical Translation of Noninvasive Prenatal Genetic Screening (data from the PIPS project: Alessi, Allyse, Michie).

For abstracts of these presentations and more information about the conference, please visit the online conference program for ASBH 2015.


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