Creating Bioethics and a Life to Go With It
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Math Building, Room 207
Daniel Callahan is Senior Research Scholar and President Emeritus of the Hasting Center, an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies. He was its cofounder in 1969 and served as its president between 1969 and 1996. He is also co-director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy. Over the years his research and writing have covered a wide range of issues, from the beginning until the end of life. In recent years, he has focused his attention on ethics and health policy.