Diversity Common Reader Presentation at Jamrich Hall, Room 102

Monday, April 15, 2013


As part of the inagural Diversity Common Reader Program, join us for a converstaion with David "Sonny" Lacks and dr. Ruth Faden.

David "Sonny"Lacks is the son of Henrietta Lacks.  Sonny gives audiences a sincere first-person perspective on the collision between ethics, race and the commercialization of human tissue, and how the experience changed the Lacks family forever.

Dr. Ruth Faden, Director, John Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics; Philip Franklin Wagley Professor in Biomedical Ethics.  She is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Society of Bioethics and Humanitities and Public Responsability in Medicine and Research.

Sponsored by:

President's Committee on Diversity, Office of the President, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English, the Office of the Provost, the Office of Graduate Education and Research, the School of Education, the Multicultural Education and Resource Center, the Center for Native American Studies, the Department of Biology, the Department of Chemistry, and the Honors Program




Jamrich Hall, Room 102
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Event Contact

Lesley Larkin

Phone: 227-1794

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