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

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 Alumna Ashlyn Stackhouse Featured by VCU School of Medicine

Congratulations to Ashlyn Stackhouse, TMC Fellowship alumna and graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s genetic counseling master’s program, who will start her practice at North Carolina Children’s Hospital. VCU recently featured a story about her discovery of her vocation. “Ashlyn Stackhouse has never been afraid of a challenge, whether it was leaving home as a teenager […]

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

M Therese Lysaught

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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TMC Seminar (Online): “Side By Side: Towards a Spirituality of Accompaniment” with Jennie Weiss Block, OP

Dr. Jennie Weiss Block, OP is a Dominican laywoman and a practical theologian.  She has served as chief advisor to Dr. Paul Farmer since 2009 and was his chief of staff in his role as United Nations Deputy Special Envoy under President Bill Clinton. In her current role as chief advisor, she provides strategic guidance […]

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

Norman Wirzba

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’s Patrick Smith to lead grant supporting efforts to overcome racial inequities in health care

A two-year $250,000 grant from the John and Wauna Harman Foundation will support a new Duke Divinity School program aimed at reducing racial disparities in advance care planning and overcoming racial inequities in health care. The Advance Care Planning and Healthy Living Through Faith (ACP-HLTF) program will help strengthen the capacity of the African American […]

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