WBCC Speaker Forum

“Current Ethical Issues for Breast Cancer Advocates”

Join Wisconsin’s premier breast cancer policy organization as we explore ethical challenges for advocates and advocacy at our Fall Speaker Forum, 1-4pm, Friday, November 10, at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Zilber School of Public Health, 1240 N 10th St in Milwaukee. Our four outstanding speakers will help us navigate challenges accompanying the rise of advocacy in healthcare, and identify areas where we can be more effective in our work. The event is aimed at breast cancer advocates, other cancer advocates, healthcare providers, community engagement professionals, and those interested in medical ethics.

Speakers and Topics:
Dr. Rebecca Dresser of Washington University, “Patient Advocacy and Clinical Research Ethics”
Dr. Diana Cates of the University of Iowa, “Contributions of Religious Ethics to Cancer Research Advocacy”
Dr. Ryan Spellacy of the Medical College of Wisconsin, “Community Engagement and Research”
Dr. Pilar Ossario of the University of Wisconsin Law School, “The Ethics of Advocacy at the FDA”

Fee: $10 Registration fee. Students are free. Please indicate on your registration if you are interested in a scholarship to cover the registration fee. Registration is also available at the door.

Parking: Parking vouchers will be available to all participants at the event. Parking is located at the Interstate Parking Brewery Structure, 1213 N 9th St.