On April 17 Annual Shallenberger Lecture In Ethics to occur Myra Christopher.

A frequent lecturer on the ethics of pain administration for the terminally ill, Christopher helped to provide end of lifestyle care issues to nationwide interest by serving as public outreach advisor to Costs Moyers for his PBS documentary On OUR VERY OWN Terms. Among the honors Christopher offers received on her behalf work to improve care for those suffering from advanced illness and chronic pain are The American Academy of Discomfort Medicine’s Individual Advocacy Award, the American Academy of Critical Care Nursing’s Pioneering Spirit Award and the Marian Gray Secundy SANKOFA Award for efforts to improve palliative and end-of-life look after African Americans.Related StoriesFDA grants accelerated approval for Tagrisso to treat patients with advanced NSCLCCornell biomedical engineers develop 'super natural killer cells' to destroy malignancy cells in lymph nodesNew RNA test of blood platelets may be used to identify location of cancerThe Associated Press: Congressman Demands Info From ‘Gray’ Drug Internet marketer A Maryland congressman for a second period is demanding a drug wholesaler answer questions about its managing of one of several lifesaving hospital drugs whose shortages have already been disrupting patient treatment and resulting in deaths.