Follows 6:30PM performance of Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer on Tuesday 1/24
FREE for all ticketholders
The Lantern Theatre Company is thrilled to host Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel for a discussion on the nature of scientific progress, particularly in medicine where the engagement of human subjects is both necessary and ethically challenging. One of the leading thinkers on medicine and society of our time, Dr. Emanuel is currently Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. From 2009 to 2011 he served as special advisor for health policy to the director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Obama Administration, and from 1997 to 2011 he was chair of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. He is a columnist for The New York Times and author of Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research: Readings and Commentary, Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research: A Casebook, and Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family.
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