We are pleased to announce James A Marcum as a plenary speaker for the 2012 Health, Wellness and Society Conference, Chicago, IL, USA 10-11 March.
James A. Marcum is professor of philosophy and a member of the Institute for Biomedical Studies, as well as director of the Medical Humanities Program, at Baylor University in Texas. He earned doctorates in philosophy from Boston College and in physiology from the University of Cincinnati Medical College. He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School as a molecular biologist for over a decade before coming to Baylor to join its philosophy department.
His research interests include the philosophy and history medicine and science, especially the role of virtue in clinical medicine. Examples of publications appear in Synthese, Perspectives on Science, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, and Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics
To read more about James A. Marcum and other plenary speakers please visit the following link.