In the News

What’s new at the Center for Practical Bioethics.

CEO John Carney Honored by Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association honored our CEO John Carney with the Heart of Hospice Visionary Award at a virtual event on May 4.

Targeting the Uneven Burden of Kidney Disease on Black Americans

New treatments for kidney disease in Black Americans aim for a gene variant causing the illness in people of sub-Saharan African descent. Some experts, including Erika Blacksher at the Center, worry that focus will neglect the social inequities that affect the onset of kidney disease.

Payne Palliative Care Leadership Award Recipient Announced

The Hastings Center, in collaboration with the Cunniff-Dixon Foundation, announced on May 17, 2022, the winner of the first bi-annual award in honor of the Center’s late beloved John B. Francis Chair, Dr. Richard Payne.

Art of the Wish on Fox 4 News in Kansas City

Fox 4 News in Kansas City interviewed the Center for Practical Bioethics President and CEO John G. Carney about Art of the Wish, as well as the talented artists behind the exhibit, at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center on May 3, 2022.

Exhibit and Fundraiser at Leedy Voulkos Art Center: “Art of the Wish”

Highlights of Art of the Wish, the Center's 2022 annual fundraising event, including quotes from the Center's CEO, John G. Carney, are published in the KC Studio Magazine on May 3, 2022.

Art Exhibit Supporting the Center Celebrates Wishes of Older Adults

Read about the Center's 2022 annual fundraising event, Art of the Wish, including quotes from the Center's CEO, John G. Carney, on page 5 of  The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle published on April 28, 2022.

Exhibit Celebrating the Wishes of Elders Evokes Strong Emotions

Art of the Wish, an exhibit celebrating stories that matter and wishes that change lives. Read how Mary Carol Garrity's life was changed.

Pathways to Health Equity through Civic Engagement

The Center’s John B. Francis Chair, Erika Blacksher, PhD, studies ethical and policy questions raised by health inequalities in the U.S. and the role of civic engagement in advancing health equity and social justice.

Equitable Treatment and Care: Ethical AI Initiative Poised to Test Recommendations

There is broad agreement about the need to address ethical problems in the development and use of artificial intelligence systems in healthcare. The Center for Practical Bioethics is tackling the challenge of how to go about it using a novel approach that’s inviting widespread interest and buy-in.
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