Community Events


Here are some recent and upcoming events for the research community in West Michigan:


Wednesday September 7   12 - 1:00 p.m.

C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus

Helen Veit, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Lyman Briggs College and the Department of History, Michigan State University

The Ethics of Aging in an Age of Youth: Rising Life Expectancy in the Early Twentieth-Century United States


Wednesday October 19   12 - 1:00 p.m.

C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus

Scott Kim, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Co-Director, Center for Bioethics & Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan

Democratic Deliberation about Surrogate Consent for Dementia Research


Thursday November 10   12 - 1:00 p.m.

C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus

Stuart J. Youngner, M.D. Chair, Department of Bioethics Professor, Psychiatry and Cognitive Science, Case Western Reserve University

Regulated Euthanasia in the Netherlands: Is it Working?


Wednesday December 7   12 - 1:00 p.m.

C-102 East Fee Hall East Lansing campus

Karen Meagher Ph.D. candidate, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University

Trustworthiness in Public Health Practice



September 15, 2011

DNR Decisions Impacting Persons with Disabilities

Disabilities Workgroup Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan


September 16, 2011

Just Because We Can, Should We? The Ethical Challenges of New Medical Technologies

Spectrum Health's 2011 Ethics Conference

Hudsonville, Michigan


September 19, 2011

Designer Life: Promises and Perils

DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy

Cook-Devos Center for Health Sciences, Grand Rapids, Michigan


September 23 -24, 2011

Professionalism in Crisis: Challenge and Opportunity

Michigan State Medical Society 15th Annual Conference on Bioethics

Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, Michigan


September 26, 2011

The Role of Informed Medical Decision-Making in Healthcare Delivery

Michigan Health Policy Fall Forum

James Henry Center, Lansing, Michigan


September 29-30, 2011

Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference

Kalamazoo, Michigan

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