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The impact of race in healthcare

Sept. 20, 2004

KALAMAZOO--A bioethics scholar will address the impact that race has had in the administering of health care in a free presentation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, in the Brown and Gold Room of the Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University.

Dr. John R. Stone, an associate professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health and assistant professor of philosophy at the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, will speak on "Race and Whiteness in Addressing Healthcare Disparities." The presentation is sponsored by the WMU Center for the Study of Ethics in Society and is co-sponsored by the Lewis Walker Institute for Race and Ethnic Relations.

For more information, contact the center at (269) 387-4397, or <ethicscenter@wmich.edu> or visit the center's Web site at <www.wmich.edu/ethics>.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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