Saint Louis University

The Department of Theological Studies will sponsor a bioethics lecture by M. Therese Lysaught, Ph.D. at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Wool Ballroom at Busch Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public and the SLU community.

M. Therese Lysaught, Ph.D.

The topic for the lecture is "Heresy or Hospitality? A Theology of Palliative Care."

Lysaught is an associate professor in the Theology Department of Marquette University in Milwaukee and a visiting scholar with the Catholic Health Association. She specializes in Catholic moral theology and health care ethics.

In addition to consulting with health care systems on issues surrounding mission, theology, and ethics, her major research foci have included the anointing of the sick, genetics, gene therapy, human embryonic stem cell research and issues at the end-of-life. She has co-edited two books, Gathered for the Journey: Moral Theology in Catholic Perspective (Eerdmans 2007) and On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives on Medical Ethics, 3rd edition (Eerdmans 2012).

For more information, contact Tobias Winright, Ph.D. at (314) 977-2888.