Bioethics Seminar – 3 March – Henry Beecher’s Bombshell at 50: “Ethics & Clinical Research” Revisited
SUSAN E. LEDERER, PHD
Robert Turrell Professor and Chair, Department of Medical History and Bioethics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Lederer is the Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, and Chair of the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is spending the spring semester at UNC-Chapel Hill as the 2016
UNC-Duke Nannerl Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor.
Dr. Lederer is the author of numerous important articles and books examining the history of medicine and medical research; medicine and society in twentieth-century America; race, medicine, and public health; medicine and popular culture; research ethics; and the
history of medical ethics. She is currently at work on a biography of Dr. Henry Beecher. Her lecture revisits his classic 1966 article on
research ethics in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Thursday 3 March 4:00-5:00 pm
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium, Room 404
Reynolda Campus, Wake Forest University
Reception to follow