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LCU hosts Bioethics Conversation in February

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LCU hosts Bioethics Conversation in February
Lincoln, IL – Lincoln Christian University will be hosting in a series of “Bioethics Conversations” this spring. The first will be February 29, 2012, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Restoration Hall room R49. Dr. Lisa Anderson-Shaw will be the first guest speaker. The topic, "A Conversation can Change an Outcome: Communicating Bad News in Difficult Situation" will address communications between patients, families, and physicians.” The Bioethics Conversations at LCU are an ongoing series of topical discussions about bioethics presented from a Christian world view.
Dr. Anderson-Shaw is the Director of the Clinical Ethics Consult Service at the University of Illinois Medical Center (UIMC) at Chicago. As the director of the Ethics Consult Service, she provides ethical consultation to health care professionals, patients and students. Dr. Anderson-Shaw is also a visiting professor to UIC School of Medicine, Loyola University, Concordia and University of Illinois College of Nursing, teaching on the topics of ethics and heath policy. Additionally, she serves as a Clinical Ethics Consultant for MacNeal Memorial Hospital and RML Specialty Hospital. Dr. Anderson-Shaw is currently working in the area of rural bioethics, neuro-oncology, living organ donor advocacy, and advance care planning in outpatient oncology clinics. Dr. Anderson-Shaw holds degrees from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (BSN), Indiana University (MSN), Loyola University (MA), University of Illinois (DrPH), and did a Post Doctorate Ethics Fellowship at the Maclean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Anderson-Shaw seeks to integrate faith and health care, especially in beginning and end-of-life issues. Dr. Anderson-Shaw is native to Petersburg, IL and is a member of the Christian Church of Clarendon Hills, where she worships with her husband and children.
Lincoln Christian University is located on the east side of Lincoln, at 100 Campus View Drive. LCU’s mission is to equip Christians to serve and lead in the church, the workplace, and the world. Today, LCU offers a variety of degree programs for undergraduates, graduates and seminary students. A variety of degrees and classes are offered on campus, on site or online.




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