In collaboration with the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre invites you to a discussion on the diverse challenges which family members, friends, physicians and the health-care system face with individuals who are behaviorally unresponsive, a syndrome that can be caused by severe brain damage.
Wednesday March 2, 2016
5:00 – 7:30pm
1-190 EDMONTON CLINIC HEALTH ACADEMY (ECHA)
11405-87 AVENUE, EDMONTON
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A lecture by neuroscientist, Dr. Adrian Owen with panel discussion to follow.
Featured panelists include:
Dr. Adrian Owen, neuroscientist & Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at Western University in London, Ontario
Dr. Jim Kutsogiannis, medical director in the Neurosciences ICU, University of Alberta Hospital
Dr. Wendy Johnston, neurology professor & medical director of the ALS clinic, University of Alberta
Dr. Brendan Leier, clinical ethicist, John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta
Ron and Tracy Lucas, parents of an individual who is behaviourally unresponsive
For further details please refer to the poster.