Announcement: Career Conversation with Dr. Miles


Pre-health professionals and students interested in bioethics! Join us for informal conversation about career paths and opportunities with this year's Wallenberg lecturer, Dr. Steven Miles at 4:30 p.m. on Monday Nov. 2 in the Dive.

Steven Miles, MD is Professor of Medicine and Bioethics at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis.

Dr. Miles has published four books and more than twenty chapters and more than 200 medical articles on medical ethics, human rights, tropical medicine, end of life care and geriatric health care. His latest book, Oath Betrayed: America's Torture Doctors, (University of California Press, 2009) examines military medicine in the war on terror prisons. He maintains an archive of 60,000 pages of government documents describing this medical system in war on terror prisons.

He served as medical director for the American Refugee Committee for twenty-five years which has included service as chief medical officer for 45,000 refugees on the Thai‘Cambodian border and projects in Sudan, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzogovina, Indonesia, and the Thai-Burmese border. He is on the Board of the Center for Victims of Torture.

His work has changed health care insurance, end of life care, the use of restraints in nursing homes, refugee camp medicine, and prison medical ethics.

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