Benedictine University Center for Mission and Identity: Visiting Scholar in Catholic Thought Series
"The Science, Ethics and Public Policy of Stem Cell Research": Wednesday, February 16, 7:00 pm, BK 112
"21st Century Healthcare: What Care and for Whom?": Thursday, February 17, 12:20 p.m. BK 112
Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., PhD, is the Dr. David Lauler Chair in Catholic Health Care Ethics at Georgetown University. A Catholic priest, he received a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and a Ph.D. in bioethics from Georgetown University. Fr. FitzGerald publishes on science and ethics in peer-reviewed journals, books, and in the popular press, and delivers presentations internationally. He is often interviewed by the news media on topics such as human genetic engineering, cloning, stem cell research and the Human Genome Project. He is also a member of the Center for Clinical Bioethics, the Advisory Board for the Center for Infectious Disease (CID), and the Angiogenesis, Invasion, Metastasis Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.