September 21, 2012
Tobias Winright
314-977-2888

Theological Ethics Lecture

Event Details: 7:00 p.m., October 29, John and Lucy Cook Hall, Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, 3674 Lindell Blvd, Rm. 050, Lower Level, St. Louis, MO, 63108
John Hardt, Ph.D.
John Hardt, Ph.D. Submitted photo

John Hardt, Ph.D., a theologian and bioethicist at Loyola University Chicago, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium in John and Lucy Cook Hall. Hardt will present "Healthcare as a Vocation: Insights from the Spirituality of Saint Ignatius."

Hardt, is an assistant professor in the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics at Loyola University Chicago's Stritch School of Medicine. He is also serves as assistant vice president for Mission and Identity in the Office of the President at Loyola University Chicago.

He holds a doctorate in Christian Ethics from Boston College. His research and writing has focused on professional ethics, end-of-life care in the Catholic tradition, neonatal ethics and physician conscience in the clinical encounter, a topic on which he offered testimony to the President's Council on Bioethics in Washington, D.C., in 2007. His teaching portfolio considers issues in religion and medicine with special attention paid to the Catholic moral tradition.

In 2012, Hardt was selected as a faculty scholar at the University of Chicago in the Program on Medicine and Religion where he is conducting research at the intersection of Ignatian spirituality and the formation of physicians.

For more information, contact Tobias Winright, Ph.D., at 314-977-2888 or twinrigh@slu.edu.

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