TMC Seminar (Online): “Background Beliefs and Bioethics” with Gilbert Meilaender, PhD

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Gilbert Meilaender is Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.  He taught at the University of Virginia (1975-78), at Oberlin College (1978-96), and at Valparaiso University (1996-2014), where he held the Duesenberg Chair in Christian Ethics.  He holds the M.Div. (1972) from Concordia Seminary (St. Louis) and the Ph.D. (1976) from Princeton University.   Professor Meilaender

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TMC Seminar (Online): “God v. Mammon: Neuroscience, Economics, and the Biopolitics of Morality” with M. Therese Lysaught, PhD

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M. Therese Lysaught, PhD, is Professor of Moral Theology and Healthcare at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Care Leadership at the Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago. Her scholarly work brings into conversation the fields of theology, medicine, bioethics, and global health. Her books include Biopolitics after Neuroscience: Morality and the Economy

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2022 Catena Lecture in Medicine, Faith, and Service: “For Human Dignity, I Will Not Keep Silent” – Marguerite Barankitse

Goodson Chapel 407 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC

Join us for the Catena Lecture in Medicine, Faith, and Service with Aurora Prize Winner Marguerite Barankitse, founder of Maison Shalom International in Rwanda. Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 5:30pm Reception to follow at 7:00pm FREE AND OPEN TO ALL Join in person at: Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC Visitor parking is available

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Questioning Preventive Medicine: Is a Pound of Prevention Worth an Ounce of Cure?

Great Hall, Trent Semans Center for Health Education

Questioning preventive medicine: Is a pound of prevention worth an ounce of cure? Join us for a symposium on clinical and ethical questions raised by the medicalization of risk. Everyone knows that it is better to prevent an illness than to treat it once it has occurred. In accord with this maxim, medicine offers innumerable

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TMC Seminar (Online): “Churches Promoting Recovery: Faith-Based Responses to Substance Use Issues” with Dr. Brett McCarty

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  Brett McCarty is a theological ethicist whose work centers on questions of faithful action within healthcare. He is associate director of the Theology, Medicine, and Culture Initiative at Duke Divinity School, and he holds a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health Sciences. Professor McCarty is also a faculty fellow

TMC Seminar (Online): “Reimagining a Theology of Medicine” with Dr. Kristin Collier

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  Kristin Collier, MD, FACP is an associate professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan where she serves as the director of the University of Michigan Medical School Program on Health, Spirituality and Religion.  She is also an associate program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the

TMC Seminar (Online): “Can a Pill Do What the Holy Spirit Could Not?: Psychiatric Medication, Personhood and Living Faithfully with Mental Health Challenges” with Dr. John Swinton

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  John Swinton is Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care and Chair in Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. For more than a decade he worked as a registered mental health nurse. He also worked for a number of years as a hospital and community mental health Chaplain alongside of people

Inaugural Payne Lecture in Faith, Justice, and Health Care with Dr. David R. Williams – “Social Inequities in Health: Opportunities and Challenges for Contemporary Christianity”

Goodson Chapel 407 Chapel Drive, Durham, NC

  Dr. David R. Williams is the Norman Professor of Public Health and Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is also a Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. His prior faculty appointments were at Yale University and the University of