Hibah Ilyas, a Student of Osteopathic Medicine, Discusses Her Experiences and Exploitation of Indigenous People

Zimmerman, Anne; Cohen, Jennifer

Jennifer Cohen interviews Hibah Ilyas, a medical student studying to become a Doctor of Osteopathy. Hibah discusses the similarities and differences between allopathic and osteopathic medicine, as well as some of the misconceptions about her field. Hibah also describes her research into the exploitation of the Ainu people of Japan by medical researchers and anthropologists, and steps that can be taken to avoid ethical breaches to indigenous people in the future as well as ways to re-establish trust.


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Voices in Bioethics
Voices in Bioethics: Podcast
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April 18, 2023


This episode's duration is: 36:27