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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Professor Stacey Tovino Talks Health Care and Research Ethics in St. Louis

Stacey Tovino is the Lehman Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law and Director of the UNLV Health Law Program.

Professor Tovino traveled to St. Louis to give two presentations on Oct. 30. She started her morning at the Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics at St. Louis University, where she spoke on the topic of “Giving Thanks: The Law and Ethics of Grateful Patient Fundraising.” In her lecture, Professor Tovino explored the proper balance between encouraging health care philanthropy and preserving the integrity of the physician-patient relationship and patient rights. Later that afternoon, Professor Tovino gave a talk at Washington University School of Medicine Center for Clinical Research Ethics.

Professor Tovino is a leading expert in health law, bioethics, and the medical humanities.