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Gannon Announces the Return of the Orlando Biomedical Ethics and Catholic Social Teaching Lecture Series

Published: 01/19/2023

Lecture speaker Bradley Collins, MD, SFHM, FACP ’99

Lecture speaker Bradley Collins, MD, SFHM, FACP ’99

The Orlando Biomedical Ethics and Catholic Social Teaching Lecture Series will return once again to the Gannon University Ruskin Campus. This series helps encourage a more humane world by empowering people with the knowledge and skills they need to respond to the rapidly changing contours of the biomedical sciences.

 

The topic of this lecture is titled “Medical Ethics: A Brief History and Practical Applications for The Real World,” and it will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 on Gannon’s Ruskin Campus and virtually. The guest speaker will be Gannon alum Bradley Collins, MD, SFHM, FACP ’99, associate professor of medicine and clinical educator at Brown University. He also serves as an adviser for healthcare to the governor of Rhode Island and is the Vice President of the Gannon University National Alumni Board. 

 

Dr. Collins received his doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2003. In 2006, he graduated from Brown University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine. He was the former president of the Rhode Island Medical Society where he was the youngest president in the society’s history. He is also the founder and chairman of the Board Medical Preparatory Academy Charter School for underserved/underrepresented children with hopes to attain post-graduate training in the medical field.

 

This lecture series is supported by theOrlando Biomedical Ethics and Catholic Social Teaching Endowment created by Richard G. Orlando, M.D., F.A.C.S., ’76, and his wife, Cynthia.

 

Gannon is recognized as a leader in training global citizens and is inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, especially its teaching on the dignity of the human person. The mission of the Biomedical Ethics and Catholic Social Teaching Endowment is to build on the legacy of the Orlando Endowment to establish the university as an interdisciplinary focal point for biomedical ethics and social responsibility, offering sound discernment and professional development.

 

The lecture series is free and open to the public. Learn more and register at:www.gannon.edu/orlando


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