Kevin T. FitzGerald, S.J., Creighton University
"21st Century Medicine: Promise and Peril"
When and Where
Friday, May 3, 2019
Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower
1360 W Mall Drive
Cleveland, OH 44114
There are valet and self park options available.
11:15 a.m. - Register & Visit
12:00 p.m. - Lunch & Speaker
$35 - individual tickets, pre-paid only.
Jesuit-educated alums and friends are invited to sponsor tables for $400. Each table sponsorship includes 10 tickets and recognition in the event program.
Kevin T. FitzGerald, S.J., Ph.D., Ph.D., is the John A. Creighton University Professor, and an associate professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Education, at Creighton University. He received a Ph.D. in molecular genetics, and a Ph.D. in bioethics, from Georgetown University. His research efforts focus on the utilization of reflection in medical education, the investigation of abnormal gene expression in cancer, and on ethical issues in biomedical research and medical genomics. He has published educational, scientific, and ethical articles in peer-reviewed journals, books, and in the popular press.
Fr. FitzGerald has given presentations nationally and internationally, and often been interviewed by the news media, on such topics as human genetic engineering, cloning, stem cell research, and personalized medicine. He is a founding member of Do No Harm, a member of the ethics committee for the March of Dimes, and a member of the Genetic Alliance IRB. In addition, he currently chairs the Ethics Advisory Council for the Geisinger Health System MyCode biobank project, which includes a Return of Results process for exome sequencing of project participants.
In addition, Fr. FitzGerald has been a Corresponding Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life since 2005, and a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Culture since 2014.