Centers and Institutes

Institute of Catholics Bioethics


Annual McCormick Lecture - 2012

Guest Speaker:  John J. Paris, S.J., PhD

Topic:  Parent-Physician Conflicton End-Of-Life Care in the NICU: An Unresolved Dilemma in Modern Medicine

is the Michael P. Walsh Professor of Bioethics at Boston College. He is also Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at Tufts Medical School.Fr. Paris served as consultant to the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethics in Medicine, the United States Senate Committee on Aging, andthe Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. He has published over 180 articles on the area of law, medicine and ethics in publications as The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association, The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, and The Wall Street Journal. He is the Ethics Section Editor of The Journal of Perinatology. Fr. Paris served as a consultant and expert witness in many of the landmark biomedical cases including Quinlan, Brophy, Jobes, Baby K and Gilgunn.    


Date:   November 1 , 2012

Place:  Haub Executive Center, McShain Hall - 5th Floor, Large Lapsley Room

Time:    7:00 PM 



Light Refreshments will be available