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Bioethics Week

Biological Sciences Research Club (BSRC), AMSA, Minnesota Medical Leaders (MML), and Future Leaders Aspiring in Science and Healthcare are organizing a collaborative effort to create a week-long events geared toward Bioethics.

The first event starts on Monday, October 31st through Friday, November 4th. We will be serving free food through the week along with speakers from around the University.

Monday, October 31st
World-renowned ethicist Dr. Steven Miles will be talking about the infamous trial of Dr. Wouter Bosson. His presentation is entitled "Personal Reflections on Testifying Against a Doctor for War Crimes." Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in STSS, Room 230. Food: Mesa Pizza.

Tuesday, November 1st
BSRC will be hosting Tricia Todd to talk about the ethical nature of students' behavior on international medical mission trips. Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Location: Smith 231. Food: Erbs and Gerbs.

Wednesday, November 2nd
4:00-5:30PM
Ethics Committee Meeting (Optional: Anyone who wants to attend, must RSVP to Matt Palm palmx122@umn.edu).

6:00PM
Pre-Med AMSA has invited Dr. Mary Faith Marshall, Dr. Marshall will be presenting information on ghostwriting and Vioxx (Rofecoxib) Lawsuit with Merck. Location: STSS 230. Food: Noodles and Company.

Thursday, November 3rd
MML has invited Dr. Kirk Allison, Director of the Program in Human Rights and Health, to speak on "Bioethics, Health, and Human Rights". The program will consist of a 40 minute lecture followed by a 20 minute discussion. It will take place at STSS 131B beginning at 6:15 pm. Food: D'Amico

Friday, November 4th
FLASH (Future Leaders Aspiring in Science & Healthcare) will be having Dr. Prasad lead the interactive and engaging event "Making the Tough Decisions" in which multiple case studies will be presented and discussed. Time: 3-4pm Location: STSS 131B. Food: Chipotle.

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This page contains a single entry by Jennifer Rosand published on October 27, 2011 9:22 AM.

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