Past Event

Race and Bioethics: Amplifying Diverse Voices

July 19, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

How can bioethicists and others better address and reduce racism that unfortunately persists in health care and other areas in the United States and many other countries? Come join us for this important panel of experts, including Harriet Washington (author of the best-selling, prize winner Medical Apartheid), Keisha Ray, PhD (University of Texas McGovern Medical School), Louis Voigt, MD (Chair, Ethics Committee, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), and Joanne Suarez (Founder, Latinx Bioethics), to learn how we can best tackle these challenges.




Harriet A. Washington

Science Writer and Medical Ethicist

Author of Medical Apartheid, winner of the 2007 National Book Critic Circle Award for Nonfiction

Lecturer, MS in Bioethics, Columbia University


Keisha S. Ray, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, McGovern Medical School


Louis P. Voigt, MD

Chair, Ethics Committee

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Joanne Suarez, MBE

Founder & Executive Director LatinX Bioethics


For further information please contact Samee Ladha at [email protected].

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Karen Schimmel