Thursday, March 05, 2009


Thursday, March 12th

1:00 - 5:00 pm

2 Divinity Avenue Cambridge, MA

Reception to follow symposium

Welcome: Dr. Daniel Wikler, Professor of Ethics and Population Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Opening Address (1:00-1:45 pm)

“Health and Faith in the Obama Era”

Associate Director for Health, Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, HHS

Panel 1 (1:45-3:15 pm)

Faith-Based Organizations in Public Health: Constitutional, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Director, Wake Forest School of Divinity Center for Religion and Public Affairs;

Associate Professor, Boston University School of Law

Moderator: Richard Parker

Lecturer in Public Policy, Sr. Fellow, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School

Panel 2 (3:30-5:00 pm)

Contraception and Faith: Including the Voice of Religion in Family Planning

Rev. Eugene Rivers, III

J. Donald Monan Professor of Theology, Boston College

Associate, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

Moderator: Dr. Marcia Castro

This event is open to the public.

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