The Board of Directors of
The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network
extend a personal invitation to you for the upcoming
Friday, March 23, 2012
Reception will begin at 6:00 pm
Dinner will begin at 6:30 pm
Lakeside Olympic Club
599 Skyline Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94132
The recipient of the 2012 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics is
Professor of Law at Harvard University, Dr. Mary Ann Glendon
The evening’s keynote speaker will be the national
best selling author and editor,
Dr. Joseph Bottum
on “Why Life and Death Matter”
Others scheduled to speak include:
Wesley J. Smith, J.D.
William Hurlbut, M.D.
Jennifer Lahl, B.S.N, M.A.
The Center for Bioethics and Culture and the Paul Ramsey Nominating Committee are pleased to announce Professor Mary Ann Glendon as the recipient of the 2012 Paul Ramsey Award for Excellence in Bioethics. Prof. Glendon is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and served on the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2002 to 2005. In response to being selected the 2012 Paul Ramsey Award winner Glendon said, “I would be very glad to receive the Paul Ramsey award and am deeply honored to join the company of previous honorees whom I admire so much.”
Author of the national bestseller Dakota Christmas, an e-book memoir of his childhood on the prairie, Joseph Bottum is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard and one of the nation’s most widely published essayists—with work appearing in journals from the Atlantic Monthly to the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and the Washington Post. The former literary editor of the Weekly Standard and former editor in chief of First Things, he holds a Ph.D. in medieval philosophy and has done television commentary for networks from the BBC to EWTN, including appearances on NBC’s Meet the Press and the PBS NewsHour. His books include his latest poetry collection, The Second Spring, and he lives with his family far off in the Black Hills of South Dakota.