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Ethics, Smethics! Ethics in an Age of Lies and Deceit
April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am
INSTRUCTOR: Edward F. (Ned) Brooks
People are basically good, but you’d never know it from the evening news. Hit and runs. Mass murders. Medicare fraud. Cheating athletes. Lying politicians. But, there are countless less obvious issues that surround us all the time. Each of them has ethical implications. Join us for a fascinating and highly interactive session, where we’ll discuss some of these topics; benefit from ours and others’ perspectives, and have fun doing it!
Edward F. (Ned) Brooks DrPH, MBA, retired from University service in 2014, after a long and distinguished career in higher education. From 1972 to 1986, he was Associate Director of UNC’s Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. In 1986, he joined the University’s administration serving as Assistant, and later as Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs. In 1997, Ned was appointed Associate Provost with responsibilities for the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health, the Health Sciences Library, and seven research centers. He has served as a professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and taught leadership and ethics courses in their graduate programs. Ned has taught ethics and leadership at the École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique in Paris since 2011.