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Forum Posts by
Michael S. Dauber

  • Social Media, Privacy, and Research: A Muddled Landscape

    Posted on July 9, 2018

    The advent of social media technology has opened many new avenues of research in population health, demographics, psychology, and the social sciences. It is crucial to consider whether researchers conducting observational research using social media need to obtain consent from their research subjects, and whether the current research regulations in the United States establish effective,… Read more

  • Charlie Gard, Compassionate Use, and Single-Payer Health Care

    Posted on July 26, 2017

    The case of Charlie Gard continued to unfold this week as Charlie’s parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, withdrew their appeal for permission to bring him to the United States for experimental treatment. The move came after tests showed that Charlie had sustained irreversible muscle damage, making recovery unlikely. The international controversy began when doctors… Read more