Lecture: Abuses of the Public by Psychiatry


Location: McKenna Hall

Schmitt Lecture delivered by Paul McHugh, M.D., Henry Phipps Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and psychiatrist-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. McHugh, a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, is currently co-chairman, Ethics Committee of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He also serves on the board of The American Scholar. His writings include Genes, Brain, and Behavior (1990) and essays on assisted suicide and the misuse of psychiatry.

Sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Culture.

The Center proudly sponsors a lecture each semester in honor of the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation to reflect on the ethical, political, and religious issues that face Notre Dame’s Schmitt Fellows.