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Surgery Grand Rounds: Sex Bias in Biomedical Research
July 27, 2016 @ 7:15 am - 8:00 am
The UNC Center for Bioethics is pleased to announce that Dr. Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, will be delivering this year’s Merrimon Lecture on “Striking the Balance: Patient Care, Activism, and Public Service in the Health Professions.” on September 20th from 12:00 – 1:30pm in G100 in Bondurant Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Co-sponsors for this event are: UNC Center for Health Equity Research, the School of Medicine Merrimon Lectureship, and the Department of Social Medicine.Dr. Lurie is the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The ASPR serves as the Secretary’s principal advisor on matters related to public health emergencies including bioterrorism. The mission of her office is to lead the nation in preventing, responding to and recovering from the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters. As such, she coordinates interagency activities between HHS, other federal agencies, and state and local officials responsible for emergency preparedness and the protection of the civilian population from public health emergencies.