Events Calendar

29 Mar
The Ethics of Seeking and Assessing "Quality of Life"
Event Type

Lectures, Symposia, Etc.

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students

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University Unit
Center for Bioethics and Health Law
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The Ethics of Seeking and Assessing "Quality of Life"

Keynote Lecture:
Quality of Life:  What is it, how is it measured, and how are the results used? 

Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Joaquin G. Cigarroa, Jr., MD, Distinguished Chair
Director, ReACH Center
Director, KL2 Program, UT Health San Antonio
Professor of Population Health, Dell Medical School, UT Austin

Ira R. Messer Lecture
Can We Avoid Death with Dementia?
Dena S. Davis, JD, PhD
Presidential Chair in Health
Professor of Bioethics
Lehigh University

Plenary Lecture
Accessing Justice: Reassessing "Quality of Life" through Disability Studies

Robert McRuer, PhD
Department of English
George Washington University

The Medical Ethics Conference 2019 hosted by the Center for Bioethics & Health Law. 


Friday, March 29 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Scaife Hall, 11th Floor Conference Center