A Conversation with Isabel Maun: The Components of Consent

Central Considerations • What is “consent” (definition and components)?  • How does the framework of informed consent in Bioethics apply to sexual consent and, how can we promote these elements to inform healthy sexual communication? In the field of Bioethics, informed consent is a process of communication whereby a patient is enabled to make an […]

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The Medical Student Forum on Female Sexual Dysfunction

I am exciting to announce a new initiative that I am leading! The Medical Student Forum on Female Sexual Dysfunction is an organization to facilitate Chicago area medical students to collaborate, learn, and educate their academic peers about female sexual dysfunction (FSD). Female sexual function is impacted by countless medical conditions. This knowledge is a […]

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Medicus Podcast: Medical Myths – Women’s Sexual Health

This December, I was featured on the Medicus Podcast of the Stritch School of medicine at Loyola University. Episode Summary: Welcome to “Medical Myths,”  a new series on the Medicus podcast where we explore misinformation and common misunderstandings in the healthcare world, with the goal to help dispel common myths and promote education and awareness. […]

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Q&A with Jenn Montooth: It’s Time to Lift Up Women’s Health Stories. Find Out How You Can Learn More and Be Involved

Central Consideration for this Article: How can storytelling of health experiences be an important way to promote connectedness, healing, and empowerment? The guest for this Q&A is Jenn Montooth. She is a public historian, storyteller, and writer based Washington, DC. She received her MA in Public History from UMBC, where she studied the Black Power Movement. She […]

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Q&A with Emily Hagen: Wisdom and Ethical Decision Making

  Central Consideration for this Article: How can understanding the difference between knowledge and wisdom promote people to make more ethically sound decisions? Emily Hagen graduated from Cornell University in May 2017, with a degree in Human Development.  In college, she realized her passion for bioethics and conducted research on the topics of wisdom and […]

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Transcripts of Implications Interviews

Jen: Tamirra, thanks so much for joining us today! Tamirra: Yes, no problem, so happy to be here. J: Could you tell us a little bit about your background in health and education? T: Starting with my undergraduate degree, I went to University of Alabama and I majored in kinesiology and I liked it so […]

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