Program on Medicine and Religion

2015-2016 Seminar Series

Oct. 12, 2015, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm (begins with light lunch)

Stephen C. Meredith, MD, Ph.D., University of Chicago

Title: Why Medicine and Biology Need a Concept of a Unified Soul

Room M170, Medical Center


Nov. 2, 2015, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

Ephraim Shapiro, MPA, MBA, Ph.D., Ariel University

Title: Mental Health Care Utilization Among the Most Traditionally

Religious Jews and Muslims in Israel

Room M170, Medical Center


Dec. 7, 2015, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

Martin E. Marty, Ph.D., University of Chicago

Title: Storied and Historied Religious Elements in Medical Care

Room M170, Medical Center


Jan. 25, 2016, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

Elizabeth Asmis, Ph.D., University of Chicago

Title: What do the Gods have to do with Ancient Greek and Roman Medicine?

Room M170, Medical Center


Feb. 22, 2016, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

George Fitchett, DMin, Ph.D., Rush University Medical Center

Title: Who Needs Spiritual Care? Who Receives It?: Developing Evidence-Based Models for Screening for Spiritual Needs

Room M170, Medical Center


Mar. 14, 2016, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

Joshua Daniel, Ph.D., North Central College

Title: Medical Uncertainty, Patience, and Internal Medical Morality

Room M170, Medical Center


Apr. 18, 2016, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

Ebrahim Moosa, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Title: The Human Person in Islam: Ethical Perspectives

Room M170, Medical Center


Apr. 25, 2016, Monday, 11:45-1:00 pm

Jacalyn M. Duffin, MD, Ph.D., Queen’s University

Title: Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints and Healing in the Modern World

Room M170, Medical Center