Posted On: 03/27/2017
The Delta Gamma Foundation Richard D. Shirk Family Lectureship in Healthcare Values and Ethics. This event is part of an endowed lecture series here at UHCO and takes place every other year and is designed to expand the mission: “to illuminate and define what is good and bad in the lives, characters and practice of all professionals and to educate students to the value of ethical conduct.”
Previous speakers in this series include; William Winslade, lecturer on Innovations and Ethics In the Treatment of Brain and Eye Diseases; Tom Sullivan, a blink entertainer, actor and singer; Professor Brien Holden, humanitarian and founder of the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Australia; Joseph Lovett a filmmaker with Glaucoma who created the film titled “Going Blind”; and Richard Fish, MD who lectures on artists and their expression of vision loss through their works.
Reba Riley is the author of Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and Healing, a book Elizabeth Gilbert calls, "Eat Pray Love's gutsy, wise, funny little sister". Graduate of Ohio State University and former Fortune 500 sales and marketing manager, Reba now blogs for Patheos.com and travels widely speaking about transformation, courage, health and healing. Reba is a survivor of a decade of chronic illness, an advocate for the undiagnosed patient, and a champion for the power of spiritual healing.