Buchanan delivers talk at bioethics conference

April 29, 2015

David Buchanan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion & Policy, recently gave a talk and appeared as a panelist at a conference hosted by the Harvard Undergraduate Bioethics Society (HUBS). Titled "Big Brother Is Watching: Paternalism and Bioethics," the conference was held on March 28th and featured additional speakers from Bowdoin College, Boston University, and Harvard Medical School.

The Harvard Undergraduate Bioethics Society is sponsored by the Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health through funds from the Provost’s office at Harvard College. Formed in 2008 by a core group of enthusiastic students, the group aims to promote the awareness of ethical issues brought forth by advances in science and medicine.