Other Past Events

List of Regional & Breathtaking Decisions Conferences Sponsored by CBHD
List of Additional International Events Co-Sponsored by CBHD

Other Past Events Sponsored by CBHD 

Genetics, CRISPR, and Beyond?
7th Annual Academy of Fellows
Friday–Saturday, February 16–17, 2018
Trinity International University
Deerfield, Illinois
(Event Infoformation & Video of Sessions)

My Body, My Health: How Understanding the Female Body Promotes Health
Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, FAAFP
Friday, September 29, 2017
Trinity International University
Deerfield, Illinois

Bioethics & Being Human
6th Annual Academy of Fellows

Friday–Saturday, February 3–4, 2017
Trinity International University
Deerfield, Illinois
(Event Information & Video of Sessions)

A Vaccine for the Zika Virus?
Gregory A. Poland, MD
Healthcare Ethics Council Webinar
July 14, 2016

Hope & Christian Bioethics
5th Annual Academy of Fellows
Friday–Saturday, February 5–6, 2016
Deerfield, Illinois
(Event Information & Video of Sessions)

Bare Life and Moral Life Symposium
​June 29–July 1, 2015
Saint Louis University, Madrid
Madrid, Spain
Co-sponsored by the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, Saint Louis University; the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, and CBHD

Congressional Briefing: Improving Emotional Connection in the Digital Age: Affective Computing & Assistive Technologies
Rosalind Picard, ScD, with a response from Michelle Kirtley, PhD
February 18, 2015
Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C.

Plan B Consultation
February 6, 2015
Trinity International University
Deerfield, Illinois

4th Academy of Fellows Consultation
Friday–Saturday, January 23–24, 2015
Hyatt Deerfield
Deerfield, Illinois

Ebola Ethics: Beside and Boardroom
Ryan Nash, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM
Healthcare Ethics Council Webinar
December 4, 2014

Evidence-Based Best Practices in Reducing Maternal Mortality
Monique Chireau, MD, MPH
Her Dignity Network Webinar
October 8, 2014

A Sustainable Model for Reducing Maternal Mortality: Evidence from the SHARE Project in Sub-Himalayan India
Jameela George, MBBS, MA
Her Dignity Network Webinar
August 5, 2014

Father's Vital Contribution to Improving the Health & Safety of Mother's and Newborns: Transforming Communities in Nicaragua through the Education of Fathers.
Elena McEwan, MD
Her Dignity Network Webinar
March 7, 2014

Reducing Maternal Mortality While Increasing Infant Survival: A Case Study from Kenya
Mary Adam, MD, PhD
Her Dignity Network Webinar
November 8, 2013

Bioethics & Justice: Towards a Christian Understanding
3rd CBHD Academy of Fellows Consultation
November 1–2, 2013
Trinity International University
Deerfield, Illinois
(Event Information & Video of Sessions)

Conference: Managing an Unexpected Prenatal Diagnosis: Critical Considerations for Counselors, Clinicians, and Friends
July 18, 2013
Trinity International University
Deerfield, IL
(Event Information & Video of Sessions)
CBHD co-sponsored this event with the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, USA, Family Research Council, and Medical Students for Life

CBHD Welcomes 2009 GBEI Scholar, Megan Best, BMed, MAAE
author of "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, Ethics and the Beginning of Human Life"

April 11, 2013
Trinity International University
Deerfield, IL
Morning Conversation for pastors & church leaders
Evening Lecture for the TIU community & general public

Her Dignity Network Launch Event
Her Dignity Network is a project of CBHD's initiative in global women's health.
March 8, 2013
Washington, D.C.
(Videos of Sessions at the Launch Event)

The Ethics & Theology of Synthetic Gametes
2nd CBHD Academy of Fellows Consultation
November 3, 2012
Trinity International University
(Event Information & Video of Sessions)

The Intersection of Faith and Medicine
David Levy, MD
May 1, 2012
Trinity International University

Consultation on Global Women's Health
Nigel M. de S. Cameron, PhD, Pia de Solenni, SThD, and Monique Chireau, MD, MPH
March 23, 2012
Heritage Foundation
Washington, D.C.

Congressional Briefing: Prenatal Testing & Diagnosis Panel
Nancy Mayer-Whittington, co-founder of Isaiah's Promise; Jeanne Monahan, Director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council; David Prentice, PhD, Senior Fellow for Life Sciences for the Center for Human Life and Bioethics at the Family Research Council
March 22, 2012
House Office Rayburn Building
Washington, D.C.
(David Prentice's Presentation Slides: .PDF)

Intensive Bioethics Training Workshop
July 25–29, 2011
New Delhi, India
CBHD co-sponsored this event with the Centre for Bioethics, India

Congressional Briefing: Women's Reproductive Health as a Gender, Developments, and Human Rights Issue: Regaining Perspective
Monique V. Chireau, MD, MPH
June 8, 2011
House Office Rayburn Building 
Washington, D.C. 
(Presentation Slides: .PDF)

Academy of Fellows Consultation: Paul Ramsey and Christian Bioethics
Featured Speaker: Gilbert Meilaender, PhD 
April 28–29, 2011
Chicago, IL

Baby-Making: The Fractured Fulfillment of Huxley's Brave New World
Paige Comstock Cunningham, JD with response from Kristin Lindholm, PhD
March 16, 2011  
Trinity International University
Deerfield, IL 
 
Congressional Briefing: Post-Election Analysis: What Is on the Horizon for Bioethics?
Richard Doerflinger and David Prentice, PhD
November 12, 2010
House Office Rayburn Building
Washington, D.C.

Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life
2nd Annual Fall Foliage Dinner Discussion
October 8, 2010
Manchester, New Hampshire
CBHD co-sponsored this event with Cabrini Institute, Inc. and the Tennessee Center for Bioethics and Culture 

Rationing Without Reason? Evaluating the Need for Healthcare Rationing
Janne Nikkinen, DTh
July 7, 2010
Trinity International University

Talk to the Animals: Animal Experimentation, Research Ethics, and Human Goods
Nancy Jones, PhD
April 21, 2010
Trinity International University
Deefield, IL

Assessing Presidential Bioethics Commissions: Past, Present, and Future
Dean Clancy
January 2010
Washington, D.C.

Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Fall Foliage Dinner Discussion
October 9, 2009
Manchester, NH
CBHD co-sponsored this event with the Cabrini Institute and the Tennessee Center for Bioethics and Culture

The Future of Biotechnology: Ethical Assessments
Nigel M. de S. Cameron, PhD, and Kevin FitzGerald, PhD, PhD
March 2009
Washington, D.C.

Debate: Do You Want to Live Forever? Aubrey de Grey, PhD and S. Jay Olshansky, PhD
March 6, 2008
Phoenix, AZ
CBHD co-sponsored this event

Consultation on Healthcare and the Common Good
October 22, 2007
Washington, D.C.
CBHD co-sponsored this event with the Stead Center, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary

Euthanasia and Hospice
April 16, 2005
Taipei, Taiwan
CBHD co-sponsored this event with Chinese Christian Medical Mission, Mackay Memorial Hospital, and the Hospice Foundation of Taiwan

Consultation on Neuroethics
November 5–6, 2004
Trinity International University
Deerfield, IL

Emerging Bioethical Challenges and the Role of Christian Professionals
April 16–17, 2004
Seoul, Korea
CBHD co-sponsored this event with Seongsan Center for Biomedical Ethics, Christian Medical Fellowship (Korea), Christian Lawyers Fellowship, Christian Nurses Fellowship (Korea), and Chongshin Theological Seminary

What It Means to Be Human: Nigel Cameron Debates Peter Singer
June 7, 2002
Oakland, CA
CBHD co-sponsored this event with The Center for Bioethics and Culture

A Christian Vision for the Biotech Century
February 22, 2002
Washington, D.C.
CBHD co-sponsored this event with Wilberforce Forum

The Changing Face of Christian Counseling: Bioethics & Beyond
February 24, 2001
Trinity International University
Deerfield, IL
CBHD co-sponsored this event with TIU Department of Pastoral and Counseling Psychology

The Common Good and the Sanctity of the Individual: East-West Bioethics Conference
August 27–29, 1998
Bratislava, Slovakia
CBHD co-sponsored this event

Consultation on Ethical Issues in Christian Health Ministries
June 18–20, 1998
Trinity International University
Deerfield, IL
CBHD co-sponsored this event with MAP International, World Hope International, Nurses Christian Fellowship, and Christian Medical and Dental Society

Physcian-Assisted Suicide Conference
September 5–7, 1997
Portland, Oregon
CBHD co-sponsored this event

Consultation on Ethical Issues in Health-Related Missions
July 20–22, 1997
Trinity International University
CBHD co-sponsored this event with MAP International and Christian Medical and Dental Society

Conference on Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment
May 7, 1997
London, England
CBHD co-sponsored this event with the Centre for Bioethics and Public Policy

Reproductive Technology, Human Rights, and the Law
December 6–7, 1996
Los Angeles, CA
CBHD co-sponsored this event with the Center for Human Rights and Freedom, Simon Greenleaf School of Law, and Simon Greenleaf School of Human Rights

Health Care in Crisis: Maintaing Integrity in a Time of Scarcity
August 29–31, 1996
Bratislava, Slovakia
CBHD co-sponsored this event

Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Conference
November 24–26, 1995
Brussels, Belgium
CBHD co-sponsored this event

Pluralism, Public Policy, and the Hippocratic Tradition
June 22–24, 1995
Budapest, Hungary
CBHD co-sponsored this event

Additional International Events Co-Sponsored by CBHD

  • Bratislava, Slovakia (August 2002)
  • Bratislava, Slovakia (August 2001)
  • London, England (November 14, 2000)
  • Braislava, Slovakia (August 26–28, 1999)
  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti (May 17–18, 1999)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (May 1, 1999)

"Breathtaking Decision" and "Cutting-Edge Issues in Bioethics" Regional Conferences Sponsored by CBHD

  • Madison, WI (March 31–April 1, 2006)
  • Melrose Park, IL (March 16, 2006)
  • Norfolk, VA (November 11–12, 2005)
  • Cleveland, OH (October 21–22, 2005)
  • Oklahoma City, OK (September 23–24, 2005)
  • Dallas, TX (April 29–30, 2005)
  • Leawood, KS (February 26, 2005)
  • Aurora, CO (November 19–20, 2004)
  • Beaver Falls/Western Pennsylvania (November 12–13, 2004)
  • Washington, D.C. (October 28, 2004)
  • Chicago, IL (March 13, 2004)
  • Winston-Salem, NC (January 24, 2004)
  • Thousand Oaks, CA (October 3–4, 2003)
  • East Lansing, MI (April 25–26, 2003)
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL (March 1, 2003)
  • Little Rock, AR (January 17, 2003)
  • Buffalo, NY (November 1–2, 2002)
  • Oak Brook, IL (June 13–15, 2002)
  • Destin, FL (November 1, 2001)
  • Canton, OH (October 25–26, 2001)
  • St. Louis, MO (October 5–6, 2001)
  • Sheboygan, WI (April 27–28, 2001)
  • Beckley, WV (March 23–24, 2001)
  • Memphis, TN (March 2–3, 2001)
  • Colorado Springs, CO (November 17–18, 2000)
  • Wichita, KS (November 10–11, 2000)
  • Fargo, ND (September 22–23, 2000)
  • Columbus, OH (May 19–20, 2000)
  • Monterey Park/Los Angeles, CA (April 7–8, 2000)
  • Lexington, KY (March 10–11, 2000)
  • Chattanooga, TN (November 19–20, 1999)
  • Champaign, IL (October 1–2, 1999)
  • Quad Cities, IA (September 17–18, 1999)
  • Hershey, PA (April 16–17, 1999)
  • Rochester, MN (March 19–20, 1999)
  • Lincoln, NE (March 11–12, 1999)
  • Boston, MA (November 21, 1998)
  • Williamsport, PA (November 6–7, 1998)
  • Oklahoma City, OK (October 16–17, 1998)
  • Madison, WI (October 2–3, 1998)
  • Jackson, MS (March 27–29, 1998)
  • Little Rock, AR (February 27–28, 1998)
  • Fargo, ND (November 14–15, 1997)
  • Mobile, AL (April 25–26, 1997)
  • Buffalo, NY (March 22–23, 1996)
  • Indianapolis, IN (February 24, 1996)
  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL (February 9–10, 1996)
  • Naples, FL (March 24–25, 1995)
  • Minneapolis, MN (March 17–18, 1995)
  • Rockford, IL (March 3–4, 1995)
  • Los Angeles, CA (February 17–18, 1995)
  • Washington, DC (February 10–11, 1995)