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Final Oral Examination – Rachel Pearson

The University Of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the Medical Humanities Graduate Program are pleased to announce the final examination of Rachel Pearson for degree of Doctor of Philosophy.  The title of her dissertation is "Medical Objectivity: The Narratives that Structure Knowledge and Identity in Medicine".  

Supervisory committee:

  • Chair: Jason Glenn, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Michele Carter, PhD, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and Frances C. and Courtney M. Townsend, Sr, MD Professor in Medical Ethics, Interim Director and Member, Institute for the Medical Humanities, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Rebecca Hester, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Robert Beach, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Kathryn Montgomery, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Medical Humanities & Bioethics and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

All faculty and students are invited to attend, but are required to sit quietly. Only members of the supervisory committee are permitted to speak to the candidate during the defense.  All guests will be asked to leave the room at the end of the defense while the committee members deliberate.

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Event: Final Oral Examination – Rachel Pearson
Date & Time: - , 2018 - -
Location: 1.104 Ewing Hall, 600 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX
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