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Lecture to Examine Bioethics and Global Research

Contact: Michele Snipe
(212) 636-7013

NEW YORK—The Fordham University Center for Ethics Education will present a lecture by Boston University Professor George Annas, J.D., M.P.H., titled "Dying for a Cure: American Bioethics and the Global Research Agenda" on Wednesday, March 9, at 4 p.m. in Duane Library on the Rose Hill campus. The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, send an e-mail to or call (718) 817-0926.

Annas is the Edward R. Utley Professor and chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. He is also a professor in both the Boston University School of Medicine and the School of Law, and is the co-founder of Global Lawyers and Physicians.

The discussant will be Jeffrey Blustein, Ph.D., the principal bioethicist in the Weiler Division of Montefiore Medical Center.

This presentation is part of the Center for Ethics Education’s 2005 spring lecture series. The center was created in 1999 to contribute to Fordham’s commitment to cultivating lifelong habits of critical thinking, moral reflection and articulate expression. The center, directed by Celia B. Fisher, Ph.D., sponsors activities that provide students, faculty, professionals and the public with knowledge and skills to study, inform and shape a just society that nurtures the full-flourishing of peoples of diverse faiths and cultures. For information on future Center for Ethics Education events, go to

TIME:   4 P.M.


              ROSE HILL CAMPUS
             441 E. FORDHAM ROAD, BRONX, N.Y.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is New York City’s Jesuit University, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.


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