Oakland University Lecture to Discuss Expanded use of Unapproved Drugs for the Terminally Ill

The ethics of compassion will be the focus when Oakland University welcomes renowned bioethicist Arthur Leonard Caplan, Ph.D., to campus for its 2017 Richard J. Burke Lecture in Philosophy, Religion and Society. The event takes place at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5, in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms. The lecture, entitled The Ethics of Compassion: Expanding Access to Unapproved Drugs for the Terminally Ill, will examine issues surrounding “compassionate use,” which refers to the … [Read more...]