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From a Care of Souls to the Care of Bodies

April 7, 2020
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

Idealism in Action

December 7, 2017

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.”

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Peggy Huddleston

Modern Ministry in Action

January 9, 2015

HDS grad Peggy Huddleston works with patients to help their whole selves healbody, mind, and spirit.

The Science of Spiritual Care

December 11, 2013

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.