The University Record, November 21, 1995

Use of human subjects focus of symposium

The Medical School Office of Research and Graduate Studies and the Program in Society and Medicine are sponsoring a symposium on "Ethical Considerations of the Use of Human Subjects in Research" to recognize the long-standing service of William Coon, professor of surgery. He recently retired as chair of the Medical School's Institutional Review Board, a post he had held since 1970.

Featured speakers for the half-day program include Robert J. Levine, professor of medicine and lecturer in pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine, and chair of the Institutional Review Board, Yale-New Haven Medical Center; John C. Fletcher, the Kornfeld Professor of Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia School of Medicine; and Jonathan Moreno, professor of pediatrics and of medicine and director of the Division of Humanities in Medicine at the State University of New York at Brooklyn.

The Symposium will begin at 8 a.m. Nov. 28 in the Dow Lobby and Auditorium of the Towsley Center. For more information, call 763-4086.