State of the Science of Spirituality and Palliative Care

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Date(s) - 03/01/2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

IU Health Neuroscience Center, Goodman Hall Auditorium


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.

This event is sponsored by the Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare, the IUPUI RESPECT Center, and the Visiting Scholar Lecture.

Parking is available at 358 West 15th Street. Parking is charged at an hourly rate.

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