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CCCCD To Host Interactive Seminar On Biomedicine

CCCCD To Host Interactive Seminar On Biomedicine

October 9, 2003 - Collin County Community College District's (CCCCD) Alpha Mu Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, invites the community to hear Dr. Vicki Lachman as she presents, via satellite, an interactive seminar titled, "The Ethical Frontiers of Biomedicine," at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14 in room F108B (the conference center) at the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Lachman will address the ethical dilemmas that lie on the horizon of the growing biomedical industry. Attendees will leave better equipped to make informed, life-changing decisions about their health and welfare.

Dr. Lachman is founder and director of V.L. Associates, a firm providing consultation, training and coaching services to nursing officers and health care organizations. Her education includes psychiatric nursing, bioethics and organizational development.

This program is the second installment in a five-part series called "Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze," and is produced by Phi Theta Kappa and the National Collegiate Honors Council.

Collin County Community College District serves nearly 40,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs in a wide range of disciplines. By offering intellectually stimulating learning opportunities, the Honors Institute attracts academically outstanding and highly motivated students who plan to transfer to universities after their studies at CCCCD.

For more information on the series visit the PTK website at