Disability and Bioethics: Can Controversies Be Resolved?
Tuesday, November 3, 2:30 pm, Student Activities Center, Ballroom A
Adrienne Asch is the Director of the Center for Ethics at Yeshiva University, where she holds appointments at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Her work focuses on ethical issues in reproduction, death and dying, and justice for disadvantaged minorities in American society. She is a member of the NY State Task Force on Life and the Law and a board member of the Society for Jewish Ethics, the Academic Coalition for Jewish Bioethics, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Asch is a Fellow of the Hastings Center and of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters, and is the co-editor of Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights and The Double-Edged Helix: Social Implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society.
This lecture is co-sponsored by Stony Brook’s Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics.