UW News

December 1, 2003

UW invites the public to presentations on world health ethics

The John R. Hogness Symposium on Health Care, along with Puget Sound Partners for Global Health invite the public to hear presentations by Dr. Jonathon D. Moreno and Dr. Paul E. Farmer. “Global Health and Justice: the Ethics of Access to Care and Protections from Secret Experiments” will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Hogness Auditorium in the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center on the University of Washington campus. A reception will follow in the Health Sciences Lobby. Call (206) 543-3620 for more information.

Dr. Moreno is the Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld professor and director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia. Dr. Farmer is the founding director of Partners in Health, a professor at Harvard Medical School and the medical director at Zanmi Lasante in Cange, Haiti.