Economism and the Unavoidable Activism of Bioethics
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Join us for Dr. Howard Brody's lecture on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from noon till 1 pm in person or online. The lecture will take place in East Fee Hall in Room E4 (first floor, next to bookstore lobby area), and can be accessed live online at connect.msu.edu/brownbag. more information...
Howard Brody, MD, PhD is Director of the Institute for the Medical Humanities and the John P. McGovern Centennial Chair in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. His most recent books are The Future of Bioethics (2009) and The Golden Calf: Economism and American Policy (2012). Before moving to UTMB in 2006 he spent 26 years in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences and the Department of Family Practice at MSU. Much of his recent work addresses the interface between bioethics and health policy, especially ethical cost containment and medicine's relationship with the pharmaceutical industry.