Touching Death: Christian Perspectives on Anatomy Lab

Online (Zoom)

Join us for a panel discussion exploring the theological dimensions of anatomy lab with Farr Curlin MD, palliative care physician and TMC Co-director, and J. Ross Wagner, PhD, Associate Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School. The conversation will be moderated by UNC medical student and Triangle CMDA leader Hope Gehle. The panelists will

TMC Seminar (Online): “This Sacred Life: Linking Cosmology and Health” with Norman Wirzba, PhD

Webinar

Norman Wirzba pursues research and teaching interests at the intersections of theology, philosophy, ecology, and agrarian and environmental studies. He lectures frequently in Canada, the United States, and Europe. In particular, his research is centered on a recovery of the doctrine of creation and a restatement of humanity in terms of its creaturely life. He

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TMC Seminar (Online): “Food Insecurity in the United States: A call to action” with Norbert Wilson, PhD

Webinar

Professor Wilson’s research touches on several food issues, such as access, choice, and food waste. Wilson is an ordained vocational deacon in the Episcopal Church, USA. Additionally, his work is moving to explore equity in food access. He has published in AEA Papers and Proceedings, World Development, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Public

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TMC Seminar (Online): “Hoping for a Medical Miracle in Pediatric Care and Beyond” with Ryan Antiel, MD, and Alex Lion, DO

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Ryan Antiel, MD, MSME is a pediatric surgeon, researcher, and ethicist focused on improving the lives of children and families confronted with difficult surgical decision-making and end-of-life issues.  He is Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine and Faculty Investigator at the Indiana University Center for Bioethics. His research combines empirical

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2022 Conference on Medicine & Religion

The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel 525 Southwest Morrison Street, Portland, OR

"Space for the Sacred in Care of the Sick" March 13-15, 2022 Portland, Oregon   Contemporary medicine, by all appearances, is a secular domain, governed by the norms of science and industry and ethical principles that are ostensibly separable from religious traditions. Is there space in the medical domain for the sacred? If so, what

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

Webinar

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

Webinar

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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