Bioethics Scholar to Speak in Winston-Salem

March 14, 2005

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Haavi Morreim, Ph.D., a nationally recognized bioethics scholar, will give several lectures at Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center that are open to the public.

Morreim is a professor in the Department of Human Values and Ethics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee. The events are sponsored by a bioethics task force with members from Wake Forest University and its medical school.

The talks are:

Morreim has taught and consulted in medical ethics for more than 20 years. Although her research spans a variety of topics, it particularly focuses on the ethical and legal implications of medicine's changing economics.

She is author of more than 100 publications in journals of law, medicine, and ethics, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Archives of Internal Medicine, California Law Review, Hastings Center Report, and the Wall Street Journal. She has written two books, “Balancing Act: the New Medical Ethics of Medicine's New Economics,” and “Holding Health Care Accountable: Law and the New Medical Marketplace.”

Morreim is listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women.

For more information about the events, call 336-716-3589.

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