From the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance – “Norman Wirzba, PhD, Professor of Theology, Ecology and Agrarian studies at Duke University in the Divinity School, the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Sanford School of Public Policy, will present a public lecture at 4 p.m. on Feb. 4 in Light Hall, Room 214 entitled “Why Sustainable Agriculture Matters.”

Professor Wirzba will address the way that sustainable agriculture can transform our approach to health as part of a vision of population health bringing together commitments to ecology and public health. This lecture is part of initiatives within the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at VUMC to highlight ecological ethics as part of the work of biomedical ethics in service to health and human flourishing of patients, staff and the broader community.”