Notre Dame professor speaks on ‘The Humanities and the Future of Medicine’ Thursday

The William Penn Honors Program invites you to come hear Donald L. Drakeman, a distinguished research professor in the Constitutional Studies Program at Notre Dame, a fellow in health management at Cambridge University, and a venture partner with Advent Venture Partners.

He will be speaking on the Newberg campus at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, in the Edwards-Holman Science Center. The topic of his presentation is “Death Sentence for the Life Sciences? The Humanities and the Future of Medicine.”

Drakeman is the cofounder of two biotechnology companies that have created new treatments for cancer. His most recent book is Why We Need the Humanities: Life Science, Law and the Common Good.

For more information, contact Jocelyn Stein at

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