Yesterday, Dr. Clem Persaud spoke to medical students at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, WA. The lecture was well attended and our survey responses were overwhelmingly positive. While some students disagreed with Dr. Persaud’s pro-life message, his presentation we well received. Click here to see his lecture.
Dr. Clement Persaud was born in Guyana, South America. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons), University of Ottawa, an M.Sc., McGill University and a Ph.D., University of the West Indies. He was a Professor of Medical Microbiology and Biotechnology at Canadore College in Northern Ontario for 23 years. He has lectured, worked and researched in Microbiology nationally and internationally. In semi- retirement since 1999, he has devoted much of his time to stem cell issues, and has spoken often on bioethical implications. In December 2002, he gave expert testimony to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health in relation to Bill C13; in February 2004, he was a member of a Senate appointed panel on embryo research in relation to Bill C-6. In 2005 – 2008, he was on a lecture tour of Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Italy, speaking on bioethics, cloning and embryo research. He has lectured on Christian Worldview at YWAM, Switzerland. Clem is an Advisor to Medistem, an Arizona-based company that uses only ethical stem cells for therapy.