What does Bioethics have to do with the Olympics or the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing? Unfortunately, and due to the doping abuses in years past, human performance and sport participation at the elite level has always had a parasitic relationship with drugs and banned substances, affecting health, medicine and public health worldwide against the Olympic values of respect and fairplay. Come and find out more about the Winter Olympics, Medicine, Ethics and more!
The idea is to introduce some basic ethical dilemmas around the Winter Olympics, on the occasion on the of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
The Olympism4Humanity Alliance in partnership with MAHPERD (Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) will celebrate the International Olympic Day at Harvard University exactly one month before the opening of the Rio Olympics. The origins of Olympism and their history dating back to Greece but most of all its meaning to education and society will be discussed with Olympic scholars, Harvard professors as well as an Olympic Gold medalist, Harvard alumna and International Olympic Committee member, Angela Ruggiero. A display of Olympic memorabilia and publications will also be available that day.