The Daily Northwestern

Feinberg magazine’s future in question after controversial essay

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2015

A bioethics magazine edited by Northwestern faculty may stop publication after a censorship dispute with the University. Digital issues of the magazine Atrium were pulled offline after Feinberg School of Medicine administrators...

Professor live-tweets son’s sex ed class, draws attention to abstinence education

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

April 23, 2015

A Northwestern professor attracted national attention for criticizing her son’s abstinence-based sex education class in a series of tweets last week. Medical humanities and bioethics Prof. Alice Dreger attended her son’s...

Feinberg professor pens book on scientist-activist tension

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 12, 2015

A Northwestern professor has authored a book about scientists' findings that have been protested by activists who found them politically objectionable, the University announced Wednesday. Alice Dreger, a bioethics professor...

Northwestern profs contribute new medical guidelines for LGBT, gender-nonconforming patients

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 12, 2014

Two Northwestern Medicine professors were involved in writing the new Association of American Medical Colleges guidelines dealing with LGBT and gender-nonconforming patients, the University announced Tuesday. Feinberg pr...