Professor of Systems Biology, Columbia University
Vice President for Research at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
Chairman, CEO, & Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities
From the event organizer:
“Rick Guidotti, an award-winning former fashion photographer who now focuses his work on genetics, mental health, and human rights, will present the Henry Howe Chan Memorial Lecture in Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin on Thursday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m.
Guidotti spent years shooting high fashion editorial spreads for magazines such as Elle and GQ, until a chance encounter with a young woman with albinism. He quit his job with the fashion industry and founded the nonprofit organization Positive Exposure, an arts, education and advocacy organization that utilizes the visual arts to impact the fields of genetics, mental health and human rights.
Guidotti’s photographic exhibition, “Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference,” has been featured at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, and has been featured in numerous national media. His photographs will be on display starting March 31 at MCW.”
The photo display and lecture are free and open to the public. For more information, click here.