TRANSCRIPT: Meeting Six, Session 6

            DR. WAGNER:  Let me invite Michelle Groman and

  Jeremy Sugarman to the table.  This next session will

  be around our commission receiving a staff report.

  Michelle Groman is senior policy and research analyst

  for our commission, and has served as a lead staffer on

  this project.  But we are going to hear first from


            Jeremy Sugarman is going to report to us about

  the empirical project, as we have been calling it, that

  the staff has been conducting to collect data from


Tue, 08/30/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting Six, Session 5

            DR. GUTMANN:  If I could ask everybody to

  please take a seat, we are going to reconvene.

            It is my pleasure now to introduce our panel

  on community engagement.  I will introduce all the

  speakers at the beginning, and then ask each to speak,

  and then we will open it up for questions and comments.

  And I want to thank everybody who has given us comments earlier this morning for really excellent comments.

            Our first speaker will be Carletta Tilousi.


Tue, 08/30/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting Six, Opening Remarks

 DR. GUTMANN:  Good morning, everybody.  I

  would ask people to be -- please to be seated.  Thank

  you.  I am Amy Gutmann.  I am president of the

  University of Pennsylvania, and chair of the

  Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical

  Issues.  On behalf of myself and our vice chair, Jim

  Wagner, who is president of Emory University, I would

  like to welcome you to day two of our meeting.

            We welcome in particular our speakers, who

  have traveled from near and from far to be here:  our


Tue, 08/30/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting Six, Session 4

DR. WAGNER:  In our -- thank you, Zeke.  In

  our next section we get to hear from a couple of our

  commission members, Christine Grady and Nelson Michael.

  They served along with our chair, Amy Gutmann, and John

  Arras, on the international search panel, which, as

  Amy noted before, was set up as a subcommittee of this

  commission.  On behalf of the entire commission, thanks

  to the four of you for being engaged in that.


            Now, Christine and Nelson will report to us on


Tue, 08/30/2011

TRANSCRIPT, Meeting 6, Session 1


              DR. HAUSER:  Thank you, Jim.  Delighted to.

  Fellow Commission Members and audience, my name is

  Stephen Hauser from the University of California, San


            I would like to just briefly describe the

  details of the experiments that were carried out in

  Guatemala during this two-year period between 1946 and

  1948 and maybe as a prelude just very briefly discuss

  the scientific environment and milieu at this time.  I

  think without that, it's harder to understand the


Mon, 08/29/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting Six, Session 3


                      Our next speaker -- our first speaker

  today -- is Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel.  Zeke was one of the

  driving forces behind this effort while he was working

  at the White House last year.

            Dr. Emanuel is the former head of the

  department of bioethics at the clinical center of the

  National Institutes of Health, and he is an oncologist

  who also has a Ph.D. in a field that is dear to me as

  well, political philosophy.  Dr. Emanuel has published


Tue, 08/30/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting Six, Welcome and Opening Remarks

            DR. GUTMANN:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I'm

  Amy Gutmann, and I'm President of the University of

  Pennsylvania, and Chair of the Presidential Commission

  for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

            On behalf of our Vice Chair Jim Wagner, who's

  President of Emory University, and myself, I welcome

  everyone to this, our Sixth Meeting of the Commission.

            It is -- before we continue, let me note the

  presence of our designated federal official, Commission


Mon, 08/29/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting 5, Concluding Remarks

DR. GUTMANN:  I just want to join all of the commission members and our vice chair, Jim Wagner in saying that this has been very helpful to us.  And also thank you all for coming so far to give us your advice.  We will be back in touch with you to get various writings and other suggestions from you.  But in the meantime, now that my red light is on, I want to ask everybody, and I also want to thank the public members of our audience for really getting us off to a great start on this very important topic.  So thank you all very, very much.


Thu, 05/19/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting 5, Session 9

DR. GUTMANN:  Many thanks to everyone.  And I would like everybody who has presented today to give us some of their advice and then we’ll open it up to questions.  


Thu, 05/19/2011

TRANSCRIPT: Meeting 5, Session 8

DR. WAGNER: We’ve got forty-five minutes to talk about the European perspective – we’re going to take our whole forty-five minutes because we expect to be just as rich as the prior conversation was.


Thu, 05/19/2011


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