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Northwestern University bioethics professor resigns over censorship claim

Northwestern University bioethics professor resigns over censorship claim

A Northwestern University professor has resigned her position at the Feinberg School of Medicine after, she said, her complaints of academic censorship were ignored. Alice Dreger, who worked part time as a clinical medical humanities and bioethics professor, initially complained in 2014 that the school dean removed a risque article from a website for the bioethics journal Atrium because of fear it would harm the school's image. The university eventually allowed the essay, called "Head Nurses," to go back onto the website in May after Dreger said she threatened to take her complaints about school censorship public. But she objected to a newly established...

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