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LEAP 1140 (Sections 1-7) Drs. Wood and Larsen: Home

Pre-professional LEAP for College of Health and Health Sciences students

What You Will Learn

  • To better forage and evaluate information resources using the RADAR framework
  • More ways to find background information and scholarly sources
  • Develop more expertise and problem solving skills in using information and library resources


Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Oxford Reference

Google Books and Google Scholar

EBSCO eBooks

ProQuest Ebook Central

Other EBSCOhost Databases




  • Useful websites and resources for your final project

Starting Points

Starting Points

CQ Researcher

Jost, Kenneth. "Children's Legal Rights." CQ Researcher 23 Apr. 1993.

Clemmitt, Marcia. "Genes and Health." CQ Researcher 21 Jan. 2011: 49-72.

Masci, David. "Designer Humans." CQ Researcher 18 May 2001: 425-40.

Clemmitt, Marcia. "Reproductive Ethics." CQ Researcher 15 May 2009: 451-471.

Clemmitt, Marcia . “Stem Cell Research.” CQ Researcher 1 Sept. 2006: 697-720.

Karaim, Reed. “Assisted Suicide.” CQ Researcher, 17 May 2013: 449-472.

Clemmitt, Marcia. "Animal Rights.CQ Researcher 8 Jan. 2010: 1-24

Lemons, Jane Fullerton. "Vaccine Controversies." CQ Researcher 19 Feb. 2016: 169-92.

Newsome, Melba "Measles Resurgence" CQ Researcher 

Karaim, Reed. (2016, January 1). Religious freedom. CQ Researcher, 26, 1-24


PGD (Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis) links:

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research

Other Useful Links


Bioethics Information Resources

President's Council on Bioethics

Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University
National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics GenETHX

Full Text and PubMed  

PubMed Basics  

Librarian Contact Info

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Alfred Mowdood
The University of Utah
J. Willard Marriott Library
Head of Faculty Services,
Representative, Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), and
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
295 South 1500 East #2110 R
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860
(801) 585-7125

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Brandon Patterson
Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
SLC, UT 84112
Subjects: Health, Health Sciences


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Mary McFarland
Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 N. 1900 E.
Rm. 114
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

ph: 801-581-5534
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