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Ethics lecture focuses on universal health care

Posted on October 17, 2012

Universal health care will be the topic of the Seidman College of Business Ethics Center Sixth Annual Barry Castro Lecture at Grand Valley State University.

The guest lecturer is Kim Horn of Kaiser Permanente, the largest health care consortium in the country. Horn will speak on “Morality, Money and Medicine: Thoughts on Universal Health Care.”  

Business Ethics Lecture with Kim Horn
October 24
6-7:30 p.m.
Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Center
GVSU Pew Grand Rapids Campus
Horn was recently named the new president of the Mid-Atlantic Region for Kaiser Permanente. For the past 15 years, Horn led the 600,000-member Grand Rapids-based health insurance company Priority Health, which has annual revenue just above $2 billion. In 2010, Horn was named a “Woman to Watch” by Crain’s Detroit Business.

The lecture series is named for Barry Castro who joined Grand Valley in 1973. He was a champion for ethics, teaching courses on the topic and establishing the Center for Business Ethics in Seidman College of Business. The center is a roundtable of CEOs, faculty and other community leaders who meet together to discuss ethical issues related to business.

Admission is free and parking is available in the GVSU Fulton Lot.
For more information contact Michael DeWilde at or (616) 331-7468.


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