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Questioning Preventive Medicine: Is a Pound of Prevention Worth an Ounce of Cure?

Great Hall, Trent Semans Center for Health Education

Questioning preventive medicine: Is a pound of prevention worth an ounce of cure? Join us for a symposium on clinical and ethical questions raised by the medicalization of risk. Everyone knows that it is better to prevent an illness than to treat it once it has occurred. In accord with this maxim, medicine offers innumerable


2022 Catena Lecture in Medicine, Faith, and Service: “For Human Dignity, I Will Not Keep Silent” – Marguerite Barankitse

Goodson Chapel 407 Chapel Drive, Durham

Join us for the Catena Lecture in Medicine, Faith, and Service with Aurora Prize Winner Marguerite Barankitse, founder of Maison Shalom International in Rwanda. Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 5:30pm Reception to follow at 7:00pm FREE AND OPEN TO ALL Join in person at: Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC Visitor parking is available


TMC Seminar (Online): “God v. Mammon: Neuroscience, Economics, and the Biopolitics of Morality” with M. Therese Lysaught, PhD


M. Therese Lysaught, PhD, is Professor of Moral Theology and Healthcare at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Care Leadership at the Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago. Her scholarly work brings into conversation the fields of theology, medicine, bioethics, and global health. Her books include Biopolitics after Neuroscience: Morality and the Economy