Seminar on parental consent and newborn bloodspot screening

Date: 14 February 2011

Dr Stuart Nicholls

Dr Stuart Nicholls will be giving an invited seminar at the University of Ottawa on Monday 14th February.

The seminar "From Knowledge to Understanding: Informed Choice in the Context of Newborn Bloodspot Screening" will be given to the Department of Epidemiology and Community of medicine and is based on his doctoral thesis which analysed factors that influence parental perceptions of decisional quality within the context of newborn bloodspot screening, and which was funded by an ESRC 1+3 studentship.

Dr Nicholls will be giving an additional seminar to the Institute of Population Health at the University of Ottawa under the title of "Routinisation, choice and parental reflections on decisions to accept newborn bloodspot screening".

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Associated staff: Stuart Nicholls

Associated departments and research centres: Politics, Philosophy and Religion PPR