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The Community Medical Ethics Project

  • Thiel College 75 College Avenue Greenville, PA, 16125 (map)

There are two sessions: 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. (same content) held in the Lutheran Heritage Room in the Howard Miller Center.

Collaboration between UPMC Horizon, Thiel College, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Paul's Continuing Care Community.

"Medicine, Public Health and the Media: Ethical Adversaries of Friends?"

Presented by Dr. Maria Simbra, physician and Emmy award winning medical journalist, medical reporter for KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh.

Dr. Simbra is a physician with the added credential of an advanced journalism degree. On KDKA-TV, she has reported on a variety of timely health care topics - from new medical technology to trends in health care, to diseases that touch our community. In addition to reporting for KDKA, Dr. Simbra has been a clinical assistant professor of neurology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In the presentation she will address the following;

  • The similarities and differences in the values and demands placed on medicine, public health and the media.
  • What to recipients, consumers want?
  • Examples of print, broadcast and social media.
  • Ethical codes related to medicine, public health and the media.

For more information or to register, call 724-983-7168. Registration will be available at the door.

Complimentary shuttle service provided from Passavant Center parking lot to Howard Miller Center. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit.

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