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Reinventing Myself

Dr. Fischbach describes the many phases of her life and the studies that lead to her present role as professor and director of the Center for Bioethics at Columbia University. She shares her insight into controversial issues of embryonic stem cell research and Asperger/Autism spectrum diagnoses categories. (December, 2012)

Topics include: 

  • 01:49 One of the first Nurse Practitioners
  • 9:24 St. Louis studies of psychiatric illness after community disasters
  • 19:40 Autism research
  • 30:02 Stem cell research
  • 41:46 Informed consent and egg donation (Watch Excerpt)