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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.

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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.

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