Symposium on Ethics this Weekend
This Symposium titled "Bioethics Unlocked" will focus on the the ethical issues in this complex field.
This weekend Biola is blessed to host an exceptional symposium titled, "Bioethics Unlocked" focusing on the individual in the field of Bioethics. If you find yourself questioning who is responsible for what happens in the field of Biology and medicine and the advances that are made in regards to ethics, well, then this is for you.
Bioethics is the study of controversial ethics brought by the advances in Biology and medicine Wikipedia.
The symposium is being held in the Crowell Building, Room 109, Biola University Campus on Saturday Nov, 5th 2011 from 8am to 5pm. There is free parking that will be shown by the various signs around campus.
The Speakers for this event include:
Vincent M. Fortanasce M.D.
Neu- rologist, Psychiatristt and Bioethicist. He is director of the Neurology Re- hablitation Clinic, and president of the CA chapter of Physicians for Compassionate Care.
Mary L. Davenport M.D.
Ob/Gyn in private practice. She is president of the American Assn. of Pro-Life Ob/ Gyns (AAPLOG) and medical director of Magnificat Maternal Health Project in Nigeria.
James A. Rainboldt, Esquire
Law- yer in private practice representing cli- ents in Constitutional law and civil rights, family law, labor and employment law, litigation, and personal injury matters
D. Alan Shewmon, M.D.
Chief of Neurology at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, and Clinical Professor of Pedi- atric Neurology, UCLA. Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology and Psy- chiatry/ Neurology.
Lillibeth E. Navarro B.A., B.S., M.A.,
Executive Director of Communities Actively Living Independent & Free (CALIF). Brian Johnston, public policy and communications advisor. He has spent over 20 years as advocate for the medically vulnerable; author of the book, “Death As a Salesman.”
Patrick J. Baggot M.D.,
Ob/ Gyn in private practice. He is also Board certified in Maternal- Fetal medicine and Medical Ge- entices.
The Agenda is as follows:
Wednesday Oct 19
8:00………… Registration/continental breakfast. Display tables open
8:45……Session 1Marketing Customized Conception
10:00…………..Session2 Breast Cancer's Unspoken Risk,Mary. L. Davenport M.D., James Rainboldt, Esq.
11:00……………….Session 3 Brain Death Controversies D. Alan Shewmon M.D.
1:15……Session 4 Better off Dead? Who's deciding? Lilibeth E. Navarro M.A Brian Johnston
2:15……………Session5 Population Control: Political & Personal Mary L. Davenport M.D
3:30……………… Session 6The Real World of Egg Donation Patrick J. Baggot M.D.
4:30…………………. Closing Session
6 CEUs are available for Nursing students!
This symposium is sponsored by California Nurses for Ethical Standards, Commission for Catholic Life Issues, Crusade for Life, International Life Services, Physicians for Compassionate Care and the Scholl Institute of Bioethics.