Tracy A Balboni, MDH, MPH
State of the Science of Spirituality and Palliative Care
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Goodman Hall Auditorium
IU Health Neuroscience Center
362 W 15th Street
Parking: Entrance to garage located at 358 W. 15th Street. Parking is charged at an hourly rate.
Keynote: Spirituality and Palliative Care: From Asclepius to P-Values
IUPUI RESPECT Center Annual Conference
Friday, March 2, 2018
12156 N Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032
Conference Registration: http://bit.ly/RESPECT2018
About Dr. Balboni: Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH, currently serves as an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School and acts as Director of the Supportive and Palliative Radiation Oncology Service at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center – a service dedicated to the palliative radiation oncology needs of cancer patients.Dr. Balboni provides leadership to the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University. Her primary research interests are located at the intersection of oncology, palliative care, and the role of religion and spirituality in the experience of life-threatening illness. Her work also includes forging improved dialogue between academic theology, religious communities, and the field of medicine.
For more information, please visit:
Tracy A. Balboni: Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center
Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare: evanscenterindiana.org
RESPECT Center (Research in Palliative and End-of-life Communication and Training): iupui.edu/~irespect/
Colloquia are structured conversations about spirituality, religion and health, where all attendees can share their research, practice and teaching interests.
The Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare invites all participants who are engaged in this work to present 15-30 minutes about an interest or project in order to get feedback and insights from the group. If you are interested in presenting, please email Sarah Rush to let her know your presentation topic and whether you would prefer a 15- or 30-minute time slot.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Other Educational Opportunities
Learn more about opportunities around the country by clicking on the links below:
- Duke University – Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health
- University of Chicago – Program on Medicine and Religion
- Emory University – Religion and Public Health Collaborative
- Harvard University – Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality
- Indiana University – Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society
- Texas Medical Center – Institute for Spirituality and Health