Event Title

Institutional Racism in Medicine and Insensitivity of the Bio-Medical Profession

Location

Main Classroom

Event Website

http://www.csuohio.edu/sciences/dept/healthsciences/index.html

Start Date

15-11-2014 1:00 PM

End Date

15-11-2014 2:20 PM

Description

Cultural Insensitivity in Bio-Medical Research? This discussion group will attempt to answer this very question by using the Bringing Henrietta to life film as a starting point.

This discussion will be lead by:

Allyson Robichaud

Chair & Associate Professor

Philosophy and Comparative Religion

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Professor Robichaud joined the Philosophy Department right at the end of the last century, in 1999. While attending the Graduate School of the City University of New York, she was a Medical Ethics Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In this capacity, she gained good experience in clinical bioethics. In May of 2014, Professor Robichaud assumed the responsibilities as Chairperson for the Department of Philosophy and Comparative Religion as well as remaining Co-Director of the Bioethics Program. She teaches courses in bioethics, theoretical ethics and environmental ethics and does research in the areas of bioethics, moral psychology and ethics. Most recently, a successful collaboration resulted in the publication of, "Perception of free will: The perspective of incarcerated adolescent and adult offenders." With Laurene, K.R., Rakos, R.F., Tisak, M. S., & Horvath, M.,in Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2, 723-740, 2011. Professor Robichaud is a past President of the Bioethics Network of Ohio (20and has been a community member of the University Hospital Ethics Committee since 2003 and a member of the Patients Without Proxies Sub-Committee since 2005

Sam Mathew

Coordinator of the CSU-Tri-C Partnership Physician Assistant Program

Faculty Coordinator of the NEOMED-CSU MD Partnership Program

Associate Lecturer

Sam Mathew has been with the School of Health Sciences since 2009 and teaches in the BSHS and MSHS Programs of the School. He obtained his Doctoral Degree in 1980 from Stanley Medical College, India, and then did his Post-doctoral program in MD Pharmacology at the Madras Medical College, India. He is also certified in Counseling, and has done his Masters in Health Sciences at the Cleveland State University.

Prior to joining CSU, Dr. Mathew was a Family Physician for 25 years in India serving the under-privileged population in the urban community. He was also the Managing Director of a multi-specialty clinic in India, in-charge of several medical professionals of different specialties. He enjoys the teaching profession as much as he enjoyed his medical profession and looks forward to inspiring future primary care physicians of the NEOMED-CSU Partnership to serve the community.

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Nov 15th, 1:00 PM Nov 15th, 2:20 PM

Institutional Racism in Medicine and Insensitivity of the Bio-Medical Profession

Main Classroom

Cultural Insensitivity in Bio-Medical Research? This discussion group will attempt to answer this very question by using the Bringing Henrietta to life film as a starting point.

This discussion will be lead by:

Allyson Robichaud

Chair & Associate Professor

Philosophy and Comparative Religion

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Professor Robichaud joined the Philosophy Department right at the end of the last century, in 1999. While attending the Graduate School of the City University of New York, she was a Medical Ethics Fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In this capacity, she gained good experience in clinical bioethics. In May of 2014, Professor Robichaud assumed the responsibilities as Chairperson for the Department of Philosophy and Comparative Religion as well as remaining Co-Director of the Bioethics Program. She teaches courses in bioethics, theoretical ethics and environmental ethics and does research in the areas of bioethics, moral psychology and ethics. Most recently, a successful collaboration resulted in the publication of, "Perception of free will: The perspective of incarcerated adolescent and adult offenders." With Laurene, K.R., Rakos, R.F., Tisak, M. S., & Horvath, M.,in Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2, 723-740, 2011. Professor Robichaud is a past President of the Bioethics Network of Ohio (20and has been a community member of the University Hospital Ethics Committee since 2003 and a member of the Patients Without Proxies Sub-Committee since 2005

Sam Mathew

Coordinator of the CSU-Tri-C Partnership Physician Assistant Program

Faculty Coordinator of the NEOMED-CSU MD Partnership Program

Associate Lecturer

Sam Mathew has been with the School of Health Sciences since 2009 and teaches in the BSHS and MSHS Programs of the School. He obtained his Doctoral Degree in 1980 from Stanley Medical College, India, and then did his Post-doctoral program in MD Pharmacology at the Madras Medical College, India. He is also certified in Counseling, and has done his Masters in Health Sciences at the Cleveland State University.

Prior to joining CSU, Dr. Mathew was a Family Physician for 25 years in India serving the under-privileged population in the urban community. He was also the Managing Director of a multi-specialty clinic in India, in-charge of several medical professionals of different specialties. He enjoys the teaching profession as much as he enjoyed his medical profession and looks forward to inspiring future primary care physicians of the NEOMED-CSU Partnership to serve the community.

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