Program in Bioethics and Humanities

  • Events

    Hardin Library 

    History of Medicine Society Presentations and Events, 2014-2015

    The HOM coordinator will confirm new events and schedule changes for the History of Medicine Society presentations and will post them as they occur. (more information).

    All events will be held in room 401 of the University of Iowa Hardin Library for the Health Sciences unless otherwise specified. The following information is largely confirmed but actual details about the talks won’t be distributed until a month or so before the talk.

     Kaatherine Wasson Event

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    10:00-11:00 am
    Ziffren Conference Room, 1503 JCP 

     Ethical Issues in Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

    Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH
    Director, Honors Program in Bioethics & Professionalism, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Stritch School of Medicine, Health Sciences Division, Loyola University Chicago.

    Robert E. Rakel

    Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:30-6:30

    The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society: the early influence of Bill Bean, Palmer Howard and William Osler

    Robert E. Rakel, M.D.
    Emeritus Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine.