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A Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health event - "Population-Level Bioethics: Mapping a New Agenda"

Population-Level Bioethics: Mapping a New Agenda, Nov 18-19, 2005


Schedule for Thursday, November 17, 2005

Breakfast is at 8:00 AM, and the conference runs from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM.

What is Distinctive in a Population Focus? A Bird's-eye Perspective on Bioethics

Daniel Wikler, PHD
Harvard University
Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics in the Faculty of Public Health; Professor of Ethics and Population Health

Society's Responsibility for Health

Christopher Murray, DPHIL, MD
Harvard University
Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Policy in the Faculty of Public Health; Professor of Social Medicine; Director, Harvard Center for Global Health

Commentator:

Daniel M. Hausman, PhD
University of Wisconsin
Herbert A. Simon Professor, Department of Philosophy

Personal Responsibility and Population Health

Allan M. Brandt, PhD
Harvard University
Amalie Moses Kass Professor of the History of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chair, Department of the History of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Commentator:

Bertil Tungodden, PhD
Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration; Professor in Economics

Priority-Setting and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

Dan W. Brock, PHD
Harvard Medical School
Frances Glessner Lee Professor Medical Ethics, Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Division of Medical Ethics; Director, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health

Commentator:

Milton C. Weinstein, PHD
Harvard University
Henry J Kaiser Professor of Health Policy and Management and Biostatistics-Faculty of Public Health; Professor of Policy and Decision Sciences in the Faculty of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Risks and the People Who Bear Them

Jonathan Wolff, MPHIL
University College London
Professor and Head of Department

Commentator:

James K. Hammitt, MPP, PHD
Harvard University
Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences in the Faculty of Public Health