Ariel Dempsey

Ariel Dempsey

Individual Partner: Dr. Ariel Dempsey,
DPhil in Science and Religion Candidate, University of Oxford
MD, Michigan State College of Human Medicine

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Brief Description of Work:

I am currently a DPhil student at the University of Oxford studying Science and Religion and writing a dissertation on William James in medicine and theology. I have an MD from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and after the DPhil will be doing my residency in Psychiatry and Fellowship in Palliative Care. My aspiration is to become a Palliative Care physician who works at the interface of medicine and theology.

I am also a Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholar and while I am at Oxford will be running a Trauma Healing Program for refugees.

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Resident in: USA

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Area(s) of Interest in VBP:Research/Philosophy,Research/Theology, Meetings/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Publications.

Related Area(s) of Interest:Medical Humanities/Theology/Philosophy, Evidence-Based Practice, Decision Theory, Communication Skills, William James, Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Trauma Healing.

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