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Feb. 8, 2007

END-OF-LIFE CARE EXPERT TO LECTURE AT SMU

SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics presents Dr. Timothy Quill, a palliative care and end-of-life expert, on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 5 p.m., in the Jeskey Lecture Hall of the Dedman Life Sciences Building, 6501 Airline Rd.

Quill is a pioneering physician internationally known for his work regarding the physician-patient relationship, medical decision-making and his challenge to New York’s assisted-suicide ban. His lecture, “Medical and Legal Challenges to End-of-Life Care:  A Clinician’s Journey,” will be an exploration of these difficult and important issues.

The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. For more information, call 214-768-4255.

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Levente Smith
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