Animal Ethics 2009-2010


Susan Kopp, DVM, Professor, Veterinary Technology Program, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Joel Marks, Professor Emeritus, Philosophy, University of New Haven

September 24: Philip Wilson, World Society for the Protection of Animals

Securing the Protection of Animals in the Developing World: Special problems

October 22: Dr. Hope Ferdowsian, Director of Research Policy, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Belmont 2: Finding universal principles for the protection of human and animal research subjects

December 3: Gary Steiner, John Howard Harris Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Bucknell University

The Ideal of a Nonanthropocentric Cosmopolitanism

January 21: Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Services, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Yale School of Medicine


Legal and Ethical Issues in Human-Animal Medicine


February 25: Larry Carbone, DVM, PhD, DACLAM,  Senior Veterinarian, Laboratory Animal Resource Center, University of California, San Francisco

Laboratory Animal Welfare:Who speaks for animals when they can’t speak for themselves?

March 25: Janet Scarlett, DVM, PhD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

The Enigma of Our Relationship to Companion Animals

3 PM Public Lecture

The Interface of Epidemiology, Pet Population Issues, and Policy

April 22: Alan M. Beck, ScD, Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology and Director, Center for the Human-Animal Bond, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine

Ethical Issues in the Use of Service Animals for Human Therapy