Stories about "Health and medicine"
Sociologist to discuss new reproductive technologies

Monday, March 27, 2000 12:57 pm

Carol Joffee, an expert on the sociology of reproductive healthcare, will discuss "New Reproductive Technologies: Will They Reshape the Old Abortion Struggle?" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Chase Hall on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Researchers from the Human Genome Project to speak at Bates

Thursday, March 9, 2000 11:41 am

Ruth Hubbard, Richard Lewontin and Philip Reilly, scientists from the Human Genome Project, will discuss the medical, social, legal and ethical implications of their research at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.

Abrahamsen to discuss "Hyperbaric Medicine 2000"

Wednesday, February 23, 2000 2:52 pm

Dr. Robert Abrahamsen, director of the Total Wound Center at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, will discuss "Hyperbaric Medicine 2000" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Abrahamsen will discuss how this state-of-the-art medical treatment delivers 100 percent oxygen to patients in an environment of increased atmospheric pressure. The talk, sponsored by the Bates College Emergency Medical Services, is open to the public free of charge.

"Scientific and Medical Entrepreneurship" discussed in series

Monday, February 7, 2000 2:04 pm

Dr. Michael Thorne Kelly, vice president for research, chairman of the board and founder of Advanced Management Catalyst Inc. in Wiscasset, and Dr. William S. Holt, Bates College class of 1963 and CEO of Eye Care & Surgery Center of Maine, will discuss "Scientific and Medical Entrepreneurship" at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The presentation is part of The Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, and public is invited to attend free of charge.

Massage therapist to discuss 'Overcoming Fibromyalgia'

Wednesday, February 10, 1999 4:07 pm

Tammy R. Mawhinney, a Lewiston-based licensed massage therapist specializing in neuromuscular therapy and relief of chronic pain, will discuss Overcoming Fibromyalgia at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Four named trustees

Tuesday, June 30, 1998 12:57 pm

Attorney Ann E. Bushmiller of Washington, D.C., cardiologist Colin M. Fuller of Verdi, Nev., author and businesswoman Linda Gramatky Smith of Westport, Conn., and businessman Bruce E. Stangle of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.

Psychologist to discuss attachment theory implications

Wednesday, April 29, 1998 3:32 pm

Dr. Kathleen McCartney, a child psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire, will discuss "Clinical Implications of Attachment Theory" May 6 at 4 p.m. in Chase Hall. McCartney's talk is sponsored by the psychology department and the Center for Service Learning, as well as the Department of Behavioral Medicine at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Acclaimed essayist to discuss assisted suicide

Tuesday, April 7, 1998 1:54 pm

Nancy Mairs, an acclaimed essayist confined for many years to a wheelchair, discusses Life's Worth: Rethinking Who Lives, Who Dies in the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at Bates April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Also on April 20 in the Mays Center, at 4 p.m., Mairs will read from her recently published book Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Date-rape activist to discuss higher education response to sexual assault

Wednesday, March 11, 1998 3:30 pm

As part of Rape Awareness Week at Bates, date-rape victim and sexual assault activist Katie Koestner will discuss her experience with date-rape March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Theologist to discuss artificial intelligence

Tuesday, February 17, 1998 3:23 pm

Anne Foerst, a theologist and participant in Project COG, an attempt to build a humanoid robot analogous to a human infant, will discuss "Ethical and Theological Reasoning in the Age of Humanoid Robots" at Bates College Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Foerst's talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates, and the public is invited to attend without charge.

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