Kevin Cranston, MDiv '86, assistant commissioner in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the director of the state’s Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, spoke about how he and his team are working hard tracking cases of COVID-19 and helping advise local and state officials on policies to best mitigate its spread.
David Hysong, MDiv ’15, finished his master’s degree in intellectual history in 2011 and found himself with a year’s lag time before he planned to enter the U.S. Navy. He was young, good looking, and smart. Most people in his position would probably have kicked back, gotten a job to pay the bills, and had some fun. But David Hysong is not “most people.”
Ten years in the making, the most recent book by Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies, endeavors to "stand next to my colleagues from a Buddhist world," as she puts it, and "watch with empathy and care as they attempt to carve out a space for medical learning"... Read more about Being Human in a Buddhist World
Javad Hashmi spent the last decade of his life becoming a doctor, having recently completed medical school and residency. However, he admits that his "true passion" is, and always has been, theology.... Read more about Doctor's Passion Leads to HDS
In 1990, Parameshwaran Ramakrishnan had no idea that he would one day be a divinity school student, let alone that he would find his calling bridging the worlds of spirituality and psychiatry as a multifaith hospital chaplain.