Join Westminster Theological Seminary for a discussion on two prevailing medical issues, in the context of the Christian faith.
Cancer and obesity affect millions of people every year–individuals in our families, communities, and congregations.
Join us on the evening of September 21, 2016 as two practicing physicians, and Westminster professor, Dr. Vern Poythress interact with these pertinent topics.
AM | 10:30
Chapel | Foundations of Science and Medicine: Adam, Solomon, and Christ | Dr. Vern Poythress
PM | 5:30
Plenary 1 | Cancer: The Oncologist’s Counsel for the Counselor | Dr. Larry Puls
Plenary 2 | Truth and Science, Obesity and Diabetes | Dr. Randal Baker
Q&A | A time of question and answer with Dr. Baker, Dr. Puls, and Dr. Poythress
8:30 PM | Refreshments
Dr. Larry Puls, MD | Dr. Puls serves as Professor and Director of the division of Gynecologic Oncology within the Greenville Cancer Institute in the Greenville University Health System. Dr. Puls is a frequent contributor to Gynecologic Oncology and The Journal of Medical Oncology, among other journal publications. Dr. Puls is married to Mary Ellen and resides in Greenville, South Carolina. He has served on the Board of Trustees at Westminster Theological Seminary since 2002.
Dr. Randal Baker, MD | Dr. Baker serves as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Michigan State College of Human Medicine and as the President of Grand Health Partners. He is actively involved in research, holds over twenty patents, and has presented extensively on obesity related research around the world. Dr. Baker serves as a ruling elder at Redeemer Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He and his wife, Dawn, have nine children and one grandchild.
Dr. Vern Poythress, PhD | Dr. Poythress is professor of New Testament interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary, where he has taught for 40 years. Dr. Poythress has published numerous books and articles on how the Trinity impacts all areas of life. He also serves as the Editor of the Westminster Theological Journal. He and his wife, Diane, live in Glenside, Pennsylvania.