Nov. 6, 2019
MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT DR. PAUL MUELLER TO SPEAK AT VITERBO UNIVERSITY NOV. 14
LA CROSSE, Wis. – Paul Mueller, M.D., regional vice president for Mayo Clinic Health System, Southwest Wisconsin, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre as part of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership’s fall lecture series.
Mueller, whose region includes Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare-La Crosse, will discuss life-saving technologies, end of life decision-making, and the ethics associated with each.
After joining the Mayo Clinic Rochester staff in 1995 as a physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine, he chaired the group from 2009–18. Today, Mueller is a professor of medicine and a professor of biomedical ethics in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians and in January he was named a fellow of The Hastings Institute, an internationally-renowned center for bioethics.
Mueller has authored or co-authored more than 120 peer-reviewed publications and hundreds of book chapters, abstracts, letters and columns. He is an associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch General Medicine.
While on campus, Mueller will also deliver the keynote address of Viterbo’s annual Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15. More than 200 students from nine colleges and universities presented their research projects at the event last year. Mueller’s address will cover research methods in biomedical ethics.
The presentation is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary, but seating is limited. For a full schedule of D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership events, visit www.viterbo.edu/ethics.