University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Room 161
  • September 27, 2017 from 4:10pm to 5:30pm

2017-18 University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics – Bioethics Seminar Series

Speakers: Solomon R. Benatar, MBChB, DSc (Med), Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Distinguished Senior Scholar in Global Health Ethics & Public Health Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; and Stephanie Nixon, PhD, MSc, PHSc (Physiotherapy), Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation

Facilitator: Jennifer Gibson, PhD, Sun Life Financial Chair in Bioethics and Director, University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics; Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto

About the seminar: In this JCB Bioethics Seminar, we introduce a new theme – “Frontiers of Bioethics: Exploring a New Bioethics for the 21st Century”. This theme investigates the implications of 21st century health issues, including their intersections with social, environmental, and technological issues, for bioethics thought and practice. The speakers will open a conversation about the future of bioethics, including its current limits and its future horizons.

This seminar is free and open to the public. It will be webcast via Adobe Connect.