Program in Bioethics and Humanities

  •  Research Studies and Grants


    Dr. Lauris Kaldjian


    • Hand Hygiene, Ethics, and Professionalism
    • Education in Ethics and Professionalism
    • Wisdom, Ethics, and the Medical Professional

    Dr. Christian Simon


    • Electronic Consent for Biobanks
    • Qualty improvement tools for informed consent to research
    • Electronic consent for pragmatic trials
    • Electronic consent for rural veterans
    • Perspectives on point-of-care 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 biorepository informed consent, NHGRI, NIH, (1R21HG006293-01A1), PI with D. Klein and H. Schartz.
    • Interactive multimedia consent for biobanking, NIGRI, NIH (1R01HG008348-01), PI with D. Klein and H. Schartz

    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