Program in Bioethics and Humanities

  •  Research Studies and Grants


    Dr. Lauris Kaldjian


    • Code Status Discussions and Goals of Care in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
    • Education in Ethics and Professionalism
    • Wisdom, Ethics, and the Medical Professional

    Dr. Christian Simon


    • Managing Genomic Incidental Findings
    • Informed Consent for Biobanks
    • Quality improvement tools for informed consent to research


    • The Clinical and Translational Science Award ( CTSA) funded by the NIH to support the University of Iowa's Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)
    • Interactive Multimedia and Biorespository Informed Consent, NHGRI, NIH, (1R21HG006293-01A1), PI with D. Klein and H. Schartz
    • Nighttime Dosing of Anti-Hypertensive Medications: A Pragmatic Clinical Trial, NIH (1UH2AT007784), Co- Investigator
    • The Biobank Public Engagement Project, UIowa CTSA, CCOM, and VPMA, PI

    Dr. Laurel Lyckholm


    • Cancer care for marginalized patients
    • Symptom management in patients with cancer
    • Existential issues for patients and families of patients with serious illness
    • Cancer education for undergraduates and graduates