"Climate Justice & Health"

The Center for Bioethics, Health & Society is hosting Dr. Maureen Kelley on March 24 as part of the 2024 Speaker Series.  The event will be in the ZSR Library Auditorium at 5pm with a light reception to follow.  


Dr. Kelley is the Wallace & Mona Wu Chair in Bioethics and Professor of Internal Medicine at
Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Director of Clinical Ethics for Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. She completed her doctoral training inphilosophy at Rice University and clinical ethics training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Before joining Wake Forest, Dr. Kelley has held faculty appointments at the University of Oxford, OHSU, and the University of Washington. From 2014 to 2022 she held a professorship and led a research program in global health bioethics at the EthoxCentre in Population Health at the University of Oxford. Dr. Kelley has collaborated internationally with numerous partners in global health and maternal-child health,including serving on the COVID-19 research ethics committee for the World Health Organization. Her current research explores the idea of “science as activism”, including a Wellcome Senior Investigator Award, “Equity & Difference”, which explores how research can shift gender equity norms in healthcare, and a ‘Making a Difference’ grant from the Greenwall Foundation, in collaboration with Dr. Maria Merritt at Johns Hopkins, which explores how community-science partnerships can serve as a tool for climate justice.

Wednesday, March 20 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

ZSR Library, Library Auditorium

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Administrative, Sustainability, Academic Centers / Institutes, Center for Bioethics, Health and Society

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Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students



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