Ep. 196 Taking a Stand Against Brain Death

Our guests are Drs. Paul Byrne a pioneer neonatologist and Dr. Christine Zainer, an anesthesiologist from Wisconsin. Drs. Byrne and Zainer discuss their involvement in the care of patients with severe brain injury, particularly those given a diagnosis of “brain death.”

GUEST:

Paul Byrne: Website

LINKS:

  • “Dr. Paul Byrne: From preemies to end-of-life issues, one man has made a difference.” (article from Celebrate Life magazine by Rob Sample)
  • Doyen Nguyen: The New Definitions of Death for Organ Donation and Transplantation: A Multidisciplinary Analysis from the Perspective of Christian Ethics (Amazon link)
  • Michael Potts, Paul Byrne, Richard Nigels Beyond Brain Death: The Case Against Brain-Based Criteria for Death (Springer)

RELATED EPISODES:

  • Ep. 35 Why Brain Dead Isn’t Dead: An Introduction to “Shewmon’s Challenge.” with Alan Shewmon, MD
  • Ep. 45 Brain Death at the Bedside with Fred Rincon, MD
  • Ep. 145 Diagnosing Brain Death: Clinical and Legal Quagmires with Doyen Nguyen, MD, and Alan Shewmon, MD

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Ep. 194 The Psychology of the Pandemic Response, with JD Haltigan

Our guest is JD Haltigan, a developmental psychologist at the University of Toronto who joins us to discuss psychological factors that may explain the larger social phenomena in the pandemic response.

GUEST:

JD Haltigan, PhD: Twitter and Substack

LINKS:

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Ep. 191 The Myth of Statistical Inference (Part 2): At the Heart of the Replication Crisis

Our guest is Michael Acree author of The Myth of Statistical Inference, published by Springer earlier this year. Dr. Acree is a former statistician at the University of California San Francisco. This is the second episode in a 2-part series.

GUEST:

Michael Acree, PhD.

RELATED EPISODES:

Ep. 49 Many Statisticians, Many Answers: The Methodological Factor in the Replication Crisis (with Brian Nosek)

Ep. 57 Neither Fisher nor Bayes:The Limits of Statistical Inference

Ep. 190 The Myth of Statistical Inference (Part 1) Historical Background

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Ep. 190 The Myth of Statistical Inference (Part 1): Historical Background

Our guest is Michael Acree author of The Myth of Statistical Inference, published by Springer earlier this year. Dr. Acree is a former statistician at the University of California San Francisco. This is the first episode in a 2-part series.

GUEST:

Michael Acree, PhD.

RELATED EPISODE:

Ep. 57 Neither Fisher nor Bayes:The Limits of Statistical Inference

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Ep. 189 Paul Marik on Letting Doctors Be Doctors

Our guest is Dr. Paul Marik, an acclaimed academic leader in critical care medicine who has also taken controversial positions over the years about the treatment of patients, most notably recently about using Ivermectin as part of a treatment protocol for COVID-19. We discuss his career and the tension between the knowledge that comes from clinical experience and that derived from formalized clinical studies.

GUEST:

Paul Marik, MD: Webpage and Curriculum Vitae

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Ep. 187 That Bangladesh Mask Study!

Our guest is Ben Recht, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley, who recently got hold of and analyzed the raw data from the Bangladesh cluster randomized control trial of masking which made headlines in September.

GUEST:

Ben Recht: Twitter and webpage

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