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Creating Bioethics and A Life to Go With It

Date

Feb 21, 2013 - 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location

Columbia University, Mathematics Building, Room 207

Daniel Callahan is Senior Research Scholar and President Emeritus of the Hasting Center, an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies. He was its cofounder in 1969 and served as its president between 1969 and 1996. He is also co-director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy. Over the years his research and writing have covered a wide range of issues, from the beginning until the end of life. In recent years, he has focused his attention on ethics and health policy. Refreshments will be served.

RSVP to Patricia Contino pc2561@columbia.edu.

Speakers

Daniel Callahan, President Emeritus, The Hastings Center