The 6th Annual GLB Ethics Conference was held on February 12, 2016.
All events took place in the Alan W. Ott Auditorium at Saginaw Valley State University.
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Keynote Speaker: John D. Lantos, MD
Director of Pediatric Bioethics; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Title: "Ethical Issues for Babies at the Borderline of Viability"
Speaker: Bradley Steven Olsen Thornock, Phd, MPH
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Saginaw Valley State University
Title: "Heralding the Pariahs: What the Narratives of Vaccine Hesitant Parents Can Teach Us About the Backfire Effect and Medical Rhetoric"
Panel Discussion with Great Lakes Bay Health Professionals and Speakers
Margaret Abbenante, LMSW ACSW
Christa, Persyn MD FACEP
Cherie Sammis, DBe RN NP
The conference was approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative for up to three CMEs. Central Michigan University College of Medicine approved up to 3 CMEs for physicians, nurses and other health professionals.
The conference was free and open to health professionals, students, and the public.