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OSU-CHS seminar examines morals and faith in medical practice and ethics

TULSA, Okla. - Scott Gelfand, Ph.D., J.D., an associate professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at OSU-Stillwater, and Curtis Harris, M.D., J.D., chief of endocrinology for the Chickasaw Nation, will facilitate “The Place of Morals and Faith in Medical Practice and Ethics,” a biomedical ethics seminar, from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, at OSU Center for Health Sciences.

Gelfand received a law degree from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park. Harris, an adjunct professor of law at Oklahoma City University, is a member of American College of Legal Medicine Medical Malpractice Survival Handbook’s editorial committee and a clinical adjunct assistant professor at OSU-CHS. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington and his law degree from Oklahoma City University.

The seminar is in Dunlap Auditorium at OSU-CHS, 17th Street and Southwest Boulevard in Tulsa. The public is invited.


Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa offers programs in osteopathic medicine, biomedical sciences and forensic sciences. Since its beginnings more than 30 years ago, OSU-CHS has grown to offer eight graduate degrees. On-campus programs, distance learning and OSU partnerships train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and health care professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and under-served Oklahoma. OSU operates eight clinics, six in Tulsa, one in Enid and one in Muskogee. More information about OSU Center for Health Sciences is available at www.healthsciences.okstate.edu.