2014-2015 Seminar Series

Nov. 4, 2014, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Mohammed Ghaly, PhD, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Islamic Perspectives on Cloning: Making Sharia Relevant in the Age of Genetics
Room J103, Medical Center
Paper: Muslim Perspectives on Cloning

Dec. 2, 2014, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Arshiya Baig, MPH, MD, University of Chicago
Is it the Setting or the Faith that Matters the Most in Faith-Based Health Interventions?
Room J103, Medical Center

Jan. 27, 2015, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Katherine Klima, PhD
Prenatal Genetic Screening and the Muslim Patient: From the Jurisconsults’ Bench to the Clinical Bedside
Room J103, Medical Center

Feb. 10, 2015, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Richard Miller, PhD, University of Chicago
Trauma, Medicine, and Improvisational Religion
Room M170, Medical Center
Paper: Trauma, Medicine, and Improvisational Religion 

Mar. 24, 2015, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Allison Kestenbaum, MA, MPA, The Jewish Theological Seminary
Role of Chaplains in Providing Care to Palliative Care Patients with Advanced Cancer
Room M170, Medical Center
Paper: Spiritual AIM and the Work of the Chaplain: A Model for Assessing Spiritual Needs and Outcomes in Relationship

Apr. 7, 2015, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Blase Polite, MD , University of Chicago
The role of God in  cancer care decision making: A Source of Racial Disparities?
Room J103, Medical Center

May 5, 2015, 4:30pm-6:00pm
Daniel Kim, MA, MPH, University of Chicago
Toward an Ethical Global Health: Augustinian Insights
Room J103, Medical Center