Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Medical Center Hour - Freeing Patients' BRCA Data

6 November 2013

Hollingsworth Lecture in Practical Ethics
Freeing Patients' BRCA Data

Joanna Rudnick, filmmaker, San Francisco CA
Margaret (Mimi) Foster Riley JD, Professor of Law, UVA
Susan C. Modesitt MD, Crockett Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Co-director, High-Risk Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program; and Associate Director, Clinical Cancer Research, UVA

Co-presented with the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, the Department of Public Health Sciences, the Cancer Center, and the Breast Care Center, UVA

This program is offered in conjunction with a public screening of “In the Family,” a documentary film by Joanna Rudnick about the choices faced by women who test positive for the BRCA genes. The screening and follow-up discussion will take place Thursday evening, 7 November 2013, Newcomb Hall Theatre, as an event of the Virginia Film Festival.