International Bioethics Activities

The University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy faculty has collaborated with colleagues all around the world for over 26 years.  An interactive map is provided with information on each of these international activities for the past few years. Where possible, access to the publication and information about the activity is provided. 

Click on any of the following years to view the international activities for that specific year: 202220212020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016.

  • November 21-22, 2022 | Litewka S. Towards a Code of Research Integrity. Ministry of Science Colombia (Minciencias). Bogota.
  • November 9-10, 2022 | Litewka S. CDC in Guatemala Intensive training for the Guatemalan Ministry of Health Research Ethics Committee members. Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and U.S. Ministry of Science Colombia (Minciencias). Guatemala City.
  • October 28, 2022 | Litewka S. Key Elements of the WHO Guidelines on Ethics and Governance of AI. Stellenbosch University. Cape Town.
  • October 6, 2022 | Litewka S. Short Course on Research Integrity. Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción. Concepcion, Chile, via video conference.
  • September 29, 2022 | Litewka S. Symposium 30th Anniversary Mexican Bioethics Commission Initiatives and Definitions on Research Integrity in Latin America. Mexican National Bioethics Commission. Mexico City.
  • May 31, 2022 | Litewka S. Medical patient relationship in the age of AI. Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  • May 26, 2022 | Litewka S. Ethical implications for the use of AI applications on healthcare systems. Pontifical University of Rio Grande do Sul. Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  • April 11, 2022 | Litewka S. Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Data Science in Healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. REDSSA Seminar. Stellenbosch University. Cape Town, via video conference.

  • December 3, 2021 | Litewka S. Neuroethics & AI Ethics in a Post-Pandemic World. 6th International Bioethics Colloquium Bioethics. Pontifical University of Porto Alegre. Porto AlegreBrazil via video conference.
  • November 25, 2021 | Litewka S. Research Integrity. Research Institute on Health Sciences. Chilean Society of Bioethics. Santiago, via video conference.
  • September 28, 2021 | Litewka S. Overview of the Current Status on Research Integrity in Latin America. National University Cayetano Heredia. Lima, via video conference.
  • July 20, 2021 | Litewka S. Emergency Use of Unproven Interventions Outside of Research. Statistics and Ethics Systems. National Bioethics Commission. Mexico City, via video conference.
  • April 15, 2021 | Litewka S. Ethics and the use of statistics. Statistics and Ethics Systems. Colombian Department of Statistics. Bogota, via video conference.
  • March 26, 2021 | Litewka S. Research Integrity and Politics in Times of COVID-19. Unicemar. Maringa, Brazil, via video conference.
  • March 25, 2021 | Litewka S. Conflicts of Interest in biomedical research. Master in Epidemiological Research. University Cayetano Heredia, Lima, via video conference.
  • March 25, 2021 | Litewka S. Ethics, COVID-19 and Big Data in times of pandemic. Inter-American Center for Studies in Social Security. Mexico City, via video conference.
  • March 17, 2021 | Litewka S. Ethics Dumping. An obsolete concept? Mexican National Commission for Bioethics. Veracruzana University, Xalapa, Mexico, via video conference.
  • February 25, 2021 | Litewka S. Research integrity in times of pandemic. Mexican National Commission for Bioethics. Mexico City, via video conference.
  • February 15, 2021 | Litewka S. Transparency and Collaborative Research. Mexican National Commission for Bioethics. Mexico City, via video conference.
  • February 5, 2021 | Litewka S. Institutional model for fostering research integrity in academic institutions. V Symposium on Bioethics. Veracruzana University, Xalapa, Mexico, via video conference.

  • November 3, 2020 | Litewka S. Scientific integrity, research and politics in times of Covid-19. V Colóquio Internacional de Bioética / 5th International Bioethics Colloquium. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, via videoconference.
  • June 15-18, 2020 | Olvey S. Global conference to discussion the ramifications of the Covid-19 crisis as it relates to world wide motorsports. FIA eConference 2020, eConference stationed in Paris, Geneva, and London.
  • March 7-12, 2020 | Litewka S. Research Integrity and Developing Countries. Scientific Meeting. Universidad Mayor, Real y Pontificia, San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca, Sucre, Bolivia.

  • October 3, 2019 |  Goodman KW. Data confidentiality, privacy and informed consent. World Health Organization Consulation, Developing WHO Guidance on Ethics & Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health, Geneva.
  • September 25-27, 2019 | Litewka S. Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Genome Editing and Bioethics in the XXI Century. IV International Symposium on Bioethics. Pontifical University of Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  • September 20, 2019 | Litewka S. Historical Considerations on Genome Editing, Organoids and Stem Cell Research. Workshop on Ethical and Legal Challenges for Latin America. University of Los Andes, Bogota.
  • September 20, 2019 | Goodman KW. Historias Clínicas Electrónicas. Universidad de los Andes, Bogota.
  • July 14, 2019 | Goodman KW. Ethical challenges and opportunities in AI for local and global health (pre-recorded in Beijing). Beijing Summit on Health Data Science, Peking University, Beijing.
  • July 4, 2019 | Goodman KW. Including ethics advice in electronic health record systems. Ninth Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education, Cambridge University Press, Paris.
  • April 29, 2019 | Litewka S. Authorship, Plagiarism and Institutional Policies for Fostering Research Integrity. Seminar-Workshop on Research Integrity. Pontifical Javeriana University, Cali, Colombia.
  • April 22, 2019 | Goodman KW. Precision medicine, big data and global science ethics: A U.S. perspective. Korean Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health: The Global Legislation Trends in Precision Medicine and Big Data, Seoul.
  • March 13, 2019 | Champney TH. The Business of Bodies: Human Tissue Ethics & Commercialization, Research Seminar. University of Zurich Biomedical Ethics Program, Zurich.
  • January 23, 2019 | Litewka S. Ethical Controversies in Gene Editing and the use of Human Organoids, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas Santo Tomás, Mexico City.

  • December 2, 2018 | Hutchinson P, Olvey S. "The Variable Course of Concussion." Chief Medical Seminar, Medical Summit 2018, Saint Petersburg.
  • November 16-17, 2018 | Litewka S. Integridad Cientifica: Qué Es, Quién Es Responsable y Cómo Se Promueve, Cartagena.
  • October 10, 2018 | Litewka S. Adaptive Designs in Clinical Trials. CIDEIM, Cali, Colombia.
  • September 28, 2018 | Goodman KW. Big data, small data and artificial intelligence, Update in Research and Public Health Ethics. World Health Organization, Geneva.
  • July 26, 2018 | Goodman KW. Ethics, information technology and TB. Digital Health technologies for a World Free of TB (US AID), New Delhi (by videoconfrence).
  • June 11, 2018 | Goodman KW. Artificial intellingence and health care. Ethics and AI for Good Health symposium, Toronto.
  • April 19, 2018 | Goodman KW. Moral challegenes of medical machines & Ethics and information technology. 5th Day of Bioethics. Medical University of Pleven, Bulgaria, and Bulgarian Association of Bioethics and Clinical Ethics, Pleven, Bulgaria.
  • March 12-13, 2018 | Litewka S. Contemporaneous Aspects of Research Integrity. Institute of Biotechnology, Autonomous University of Cuernavaca, Cuenavaca, Mexico.
  • March 9, 2018 | Goodman KW. Big (health) Data, artificial intelligence and black box algorithms: time for global standards. European Centre for the Study of Ethics, Law, and Governance in Health Information Technology, Middlesex University, London.
  • February 14, 2018 | Litewka S. Politics, Ideology and Science. IV National Conference on Clinical Research, Research Center for Latin America, CIDAL, Guatemala City.

  • November 23, 2017 | Litewka S. Research Ethics Workshop. University of San Simon School of Medicine, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
  • October 27, 2017 | Litewka S. What Does it Means to Protect Human Subjects Today? Imbanaco Medical Center, Cali.
  • October 25, 2017 | Champney TH. No $$ involved: Non-financial conflicts of interest. University of ZurichZurich.
  • August 30 - September 1, 2017 | Litewka S. Course on Research Integrity in Conjunction. Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
  • August 16, 2017 | Litewka S. Research Integrity for UNAM Students. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City.
  • May 15, 2017 | Weber I, Mojova Y, Goodman KW. Social media for health research (tutorial). 11th International Conference on Web and Social Media, Montreal.
  • May 3, 2017 | Litewka S. National Encounter on Research Integrity. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City.
  • March 21, 2017 | Litewka S. Curso Taller “Ética de la Investigación Científica para investigadores y miembros de comités." OMNI Hospital, Guayaquil, Ecuador.
  • January 9, 2017 | Isasi R. “Gene Ethics and Policy." Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Lima.

  • November 29, 2016 | Gelpi A. “La judicialización de la salud y la priorización de medicamentos en Costa Rica.” Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico City.
  • November 16, 2016 | Isasi R. “La Genética Humana – Retando las Fronteras Éticas y Legales.” Cuban Society for Human Genetics Annual Conference, Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba.
  • November 7, 2016 | Litewka S. Investigaciones biomédicas con seres humanos: Historia, tragedia y progreso; and Perspectivas internacionales de integridad científica. Centro Nacional Coordinador de Ensayos Clínicos (CENCEC), Havana. WHO report; Prensa Latina report.
  • November 5, 2016 | Gelpi A.  Federal University of Sao Carlos, São Paulo. Photo
  • October 19-21, 2016 | Goodman KW. Colombia Colmedica Medicina 4th Medical Symposium. Colmedica, Bogota.
  • September 21-23, 2016 | Litewka S. XXIII Jornada Científica y X Congreso de Investigación en Ciencias de la Salud. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH), Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • August 10-12, 2016 | Litewka S. Jornada de Capacitación en Integridad Científica. Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (COLCIENCIAS), Bogota.
  • July 6, 2016 | Goodman KW. Intelligent machines and the transformation of health care. International Bioethics Retreat, Cambridge University Press, Paris.
  • May 28, 2016 | Goodman KW; Emerson C; Vayena E; and Henry D. Data, big data and really, really big data: Balancing values and advancing policy. 16th Annual Jus Lecture, University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Joint Centre for Bioethics, 27th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference, Toronto.
  • May 22-25, 2016 | Isasi R. Human Genetics: Exploring the Socio-Ethical and Legal Implications. Council of Scientific Health Societies, International Symposium of Human Genetics, University of Medical Sciences of Matanzas, Matanzas, Cuba.
  • May 23, 2016 | Isasi R. Human Genetics Research and Clinical Applications: Ethical and Policy Frameworks. Workshop: Exchanging Experiences Cuba-USA, Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana.
  • March 30, 2016 | Champney, TH. When its Publish or Perish, Can Scientific Publishing be Ethical? Research Seminar, University of Zurich Biomedical Ethics Program, Zurich.
  • March 18, 2016 | Litewka S. Updates on Research Integrity. Medical Association of Biochemistry and Engineering, Veracruz, Mexico.
  • March 18, 2016 | Litewka S. Updates on Research Integrity. Medical Association of Biochemistry and Engineering, Veracruz, Mexico.
  • February 16-18, 2016 | Litewka S. Building Local Capacities in Ethics Training and IRB Review in Guatemala. International Ethics Guidance for Research with Vulnerable Population, Guatemala City.
  • January 25, 2016 | Litewka S. Research Ethics and Scientific Integrity Workshop. Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (ConacyT), Mexico City.