LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The public is invited to attend a program at Lock Haven University focusing on the topic “Health Care in America: Is it Ethical or Sustainable?” The Forum on Health care will be held in the Hall of Flags on the LHU campus on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 p.m. There is no charge for this event.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
Drawing on 30 years of training and practice experience in five states and five countries, primary care physician Paul Simpson will discuss ethical considerations relating to the current state of American health care. He will consider the challenges Americans face in providing and accessing health care before suggesting solutions to some of the major problems we face.
Paul K. Simpson, M.D. is a primary care physician at Clinton Medical Associates in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio in 1979 and completed Internal Medicine training at Barnes Hospital in St Louis in 1982. Before moving to Pennsylvania in 2000 He had lived in Alaska, California, and Texas. His career has included work in small private practices, HMOs, hospital-owned groups, and corporate medical groups of 12-400 physicians.
The Forum on Health Care is sponsored by The Ethics Center and The Conversation on Issues Forum by the Sociology Program.
For more information, contact Dr. Joan Whitman Hoff (484-2642) or Dr. Zak Hossain (484-2133).