Tag: ethics

Ethics, race and medicine subject of events at S&T

Posted by on October 29, 2013

New York Times bestseller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will be the focus of three events in November at Missouri S&T.

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Stem cell research is topic of UMR forum

Posted by on October 17, 2006

A bioethicist from Saint Louis University will join two University of Missouri-Rolla professors and two representatives from prominent churches to discuss the science, ethics and faith-based aspects of adult and embryonic stem cell research.

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UMR Weiner Professor to discuss ethics of health care system April 19

Posted by on April 10, 2006

Dr. Wade Robison, an expert on the ethics of the U.S. health care system, will give a lecture titled, Flipping for Health Care at noon Wednesday, April 19, in Room G-5 Humanities-Social Sciences Building on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Bioethics: a conversation with Dr. Carol Ann Smith

Posted by on December 19, 2002

A discussion about biotechnology wouldn’t be complete without a discussion of the ethics involved. Proponents of biotechnology argue that such research improves our quality of life in a variety of ways, such as treating or potentially eliminating diseases or increasing food supplies. UMR’s ethics expert Dr. Carol Ann Smith, associate professor of philosophy, sat down […]

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