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Saturday, March 9 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Ethics Matter: Hunger and Health

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If sustained politico-economic and social stability depends on meeting basic human needs, a look around the globe reminds us that hunger and health remain major concerns in building sustainable societies.  Deep ethical questions underlie our current global, regional and local approaches to resolving hunger and disease.  What are the most important ethical questions?  How do they play out in the real world?  And what hope is there for addressing them?  Join these two experts in a robust discussion of ethical things that really matter.


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avatar for Ashok Kumbamu

Ashok Kumbamu

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Mayo Clinic
Ashok Kumbamu, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Ethics at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. His research interests include bioethics, science and technology studies, environmental sociology, development studies, knowledge translation, globalization, and qualitative methods. His recent work has appeared in Development, International Social Science Journal, Community Development Journal, and Capitalism Nature Socialism.
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Jennifer McCormick

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Ethics at Mayo Clinic
Jennifer B McCormick, PhD, MPP (Jen) is Assistant Professor of Biomedical Ethics at Mayo Clinic in the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Health Care Policy Research.  Her research activities broadly examine the intersection of science, policy, and society. Some of her current studies focus on the ethical, policy, and social implications of translating whole exome and whole genome sequencing into clinical practice, approaches to... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 10:30am - 12:00pm
Science: Room 123, Augsburg

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