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Prof. Hari Osofsky's new role

October 1, 2012

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.

Susan M. Wolf, JD, Founding Chair of the Consortium

Susan Wolf on Biorepository Guidelines and Incidental Findings

October 1, 2012

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."

Prof Christy Haynes

Brilliant collaborator

September 1, 2012

Popular Science magazine recently named University of Minnesota chemistry associate professor Christy Haynes as one of its “Brilliant 10,” an elite group of young scientists whose research is expected to have a dramatic impact on their fields. The Consortium is pleased to congratulate Prof.