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Faculty Panel Discussion on the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Events, Faculty, News, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

FMHI Research Library Faculty Panel Discussion on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, 02/26/14.

(L to R): Paul Stiles, Tamara Baker, Penne Williams

On February 26, 2014, the FMHI Research Library held a faculty panel discussion centered on the 2013-2014 USF Common Reading Experience selection, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.  The panel featured three faculty members from the USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences: Tamara Baker, Ph.D., Paul Stiles, Ph.D., J.D., and Penne Williams, MSW, LCSW.  Following a 30-minute presentation with topics ranging from research and medical ethics, health disparities, and the grieving and bereavement process, a lively discussion considering race, socioeconomic class, ethical and moral research, and both contemporary and future issues in the research process ensued.

 

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Attendees consider the ethical, moral, racial, and socioeconomic factors presented by the panelists.

 

If you were able to attend the presentation, we hope you had a great time.  If you weren’t able to attend, other  events centered on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks continue around campus.  Check out the events calendar for more information.

 

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