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Thursday, 29 November 1990, 1:00PM
St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside

The Social Challenge of Medical Advance

Professor Sir Kenneth L Stuart MD FRCP

Professor Stuart argues for a harmonious relationship between medical advance and its integration into the daily practices of everyday life. The health of a society and of science itself must ultimately depend on non-scientific values. This can only be achieved if scientific and technological advances are passed through the grid of social acceptance and creative community judgement.

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Professor Stuart was the Gresham Professor of Physic between 1988 and 1992. He was Head of the Department of Medicine at the University of the West Indies, a consultant at University Hospital, Jamaica and a consultant advisor to the Wellcome Trust.

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