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Canceled: 2020 Bioethics Symposium: Valuing Health, Addressing Inequality

April 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Canceled: Bioethics Symposium: Valuing Health, Addressing Inequality

Please join us for an afternoon of education and discussion on the bioethical issues involved in valuing health outcomes, measuring health disparities, and morally evaluating health inequalities.

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The symposium is presented by the Department of Medical History and Bioethics and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Event details

Date: Thursday, April 16
Time: 1-5:30 p.m.
Location: Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), Room 1306
Can’t attend? A live stream will be available.

The Symposium will feature talks by:

Yukiko Asada, PhD, associate professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University
Andrew Shroeder, PhD, associate professor of philosophy, Claremont McKenna College
Emmanuela Gakidou, MSc, PhD, professor, Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington
Paul Kelleher, PhD, associate professor, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Following these talks, a panel of local experts will present and discuss their efforts to address health disparities and promote health equity in Wisconsin and beyond. Featured panelists to include:

Sheri Johnson, PhD, director, UW Population Health Institute, and acting director of County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, assistant professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing


April 16, 2020
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
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Madison, WI 53705 United States
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