New Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare Coming to Niagara University
A new center at Niagara University will investigate ethical issues related to healthcare and medicine facing local and global communities.
Unveiled today, the Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare is an opportunity for Niagara University students to deepen their understanding of the moral challenges that exist in healthcare and medicine.
“Charging our students and faculty with an imperative to examine ethical issues as they pertain to global healthcare and medicine is Catholic and Vincentian at its core, as those who are most vulnerable are often neglected these human necessities,” said the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of Niagara University. “We consider it our responsibility to mandate that the principles of equality and social justice take precedence over dollars and cents or the societal edict of the day. This is yet another way that we illustrate our gratitude to and uphold the esteemed legacy of Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko.”