Vence L. Bonham, an NIH expert on medical ethics and the disparities of health treatment for the poor, will discuss this year’s Prince George's Community College Book Bridge book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." He will address the ethical issues raised by Ms. Lack’s situation and compare it to existing standards for treatment of patients in the medical community.
Event begins at 1:00PM
Presented by: Prince George's Community College - The Book Bridge Project, PGCC Reads, and African American Studies Institute & Humanities Collegian Center
Featured Artist(s): Vence L. Bonham, NIH Senior Advisor to the National Human Genome Research Institute, Director on Genomics and Health Disparities and Chief of the Education and Community Involvement Branch.