A framework developed by a team of scientists led by IonE research associate Bonnie Keeler provides a tool for assessing and valuing the many services clean water provides and incorporating them into policy decisions. The framework was published in the Nov. 6 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Associate Professor Hari M. Osofsky has been named Interim Director of the Consortium and the Joint Degree Program (JDP). She is stepping in as Prof. Susan M. Wolf, Consortium Founding Chair and JDP Founding Director, goes on sabbatical, her first since joining the University faculty. Prof. Osofsky has served as the Consortium’s Associate Director of Law, Geography and Environment since coming to the Law School in 2010.
Prof. Susan Wolf, an elected member of the National Academies’ Institute of Medicine (IOM), is part of an IOM committee that issued recommendations for the world’s largest tissue repository, which has its origin in the Civil War. Read more. Prof. Wolf is also quoted in a recent issue of Science. In the article,"Neuroethics: When a Brain Scan Bears Bad News," she says that "although clinicians have a legal 'duty to care' for their patients, scientific researchers are not legally bound or professionally trained to interpret brain scans diagnostically."