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Press Release: The Baranzano Society Presents a Public Forum on Health and Wellness in Modern Medicine on Mon., Sept. 26 at DeSales
Date: 9/21/2005


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The Baranzano Society Presents a Public Forum on Health and Wellness in Modern Medicine on Mon., Sept. 26 at DeSales

There will be a public forum to discuss "Health and Wellness in Modern Medicine" on Monday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales. The program will feature a panel of experts who will discuss the differing approaches to the use of drugs and surgery and the role of doctors and patients during treatment. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

The panelists include Rev. Peter Leonard, OSFS, Ph.D., who is the president of the Baranzano Society on bioethics and associate professor of molecular biology at DeSales, and Dr. Jeffrey DeBuque, a member of the Coopersburg Medical Associates and physician at DeSales. Also, Dr. James Reilly, surgeon and medical director of the Transitional Trauma Unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Denise Kaplan, executive director of the Wellness Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley that provides hope, education, and support to those with cancer and their loved ones.

The forum is set up as a round table discussion and involves an introduction followed by a discussion among the panelists. Members of the audience will then be given the opportunity to pose questions or make comments to which the panelists can respond.

The Baranzano Society is a regional association of university scholars, corporate professionals, and healthcare practitioners dedicated to public dialogue about bioethics. The work of the Society is sponsored by the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales University and the Metanexus Institute on Science and Religion.

For more information, please contact Father Thomas Dailey, OSFS, professor of theology and director of the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales, at 610-282-1100, ext. 1464, or at SCFC@desales.edu.


Press Release: The Baranzano Society Presents a Public Forum on Health and Wellness in Modern Medicine on Mon., Sept. 26 at DeSales | Posted on: 9/21/2005

For more info:
Tom McNamara, Executive D
irector of Communications
DeSales University | 2255 Station Avenue | Center Valley, PA 18034

610.282.1100 x1219 | Tom.McNamara@desales.edu

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