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Edmund Pellegrino

Michele Langowski and the Mission to El Salvador

Department Ph.D. Grad Dan O’Brien

Ana Iltis’ New Book

January 8, 2009 
Grand Rounds Presentation, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry: James M. DuBois, Ph.D., D.Sc.
"Physician-Industry Relationships in Medical Research and Practice"
8:00 a.m.

February 6, 2009
Grand Rounds Presentation, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: James M. DuBois, Ph.D., D.Sc.
"OB/GYN Medical Ethics: Beyond Basic Principles to the Heart of Secular and Religious Debates"

April 11, 2007
Drummond Lecture in Health Care Ethics: Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., M.A.C.P.
7:30 a.m.
LRC Auditorium, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Campus


Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., M.A.C.P., Chairman of the President's Council on Bioethics and Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Ethics at the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Georgetown University Medical Center, will present the Annual Rev. Edward J. Drummond, SJ, Lecture in Health Care Ethics on April 3, 2009. 
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This year’s Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Mark Cherry, gave an engaging talk on a controversial topic that has repeatedly emerged for debate over the past two decades.
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Faculty Updates
DHCE’s new Assistant Department Chair heads up an interdisciplinary health care effort to provide education and training to health professionals in El Salvador.

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Department Faculty have been busy presenting and lecturing, both at this year's American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting and in other venues.
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Alumni Spotlight 
DHCE grad Dan O'Brien is Vice President, Ethics at Ascension Health in St. Louis, Mo. 

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Grants and Contracts 
James DuBois receives a major grant from the Greenwall Foundation to study attitudes toward rapid organ recovery.

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Dr. Iltis’s latest book, Legal Perspectives in Bioethics, is a collaborative effort with other Department personnel.

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Student News
Kelly Dineen, J.D., accepts a new position at the School of Law and has been busy presenting; read more. She and Anji Wall also presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities; read more.


Bander Center Updates
In the short time since its inception, the Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics has sponsored two nationally recognized speakers, has begun supporting faculty fellows and is making great strides in its three-fold mission of education, training and research in medical business ethics.

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