University of Texas' Dialogue on Religious Diversity in the Workplace to Focus on Views of Suffering

July 15, 2006

Source: The Galveston County Daily News

On July 15, 2006 The Galveston County Daily News reported, "The University of Texas Medical Branch’s continuing dialogue on religious diversity in the workplace will feature a discussion on suffering. The discussion will be one of the activities during the university’s Diversity Week Celebration. The Understanding Religious Diversity Task Force, which plans the interfaith dialogues, have scheduled a session titled: 'What Did I Do to Deserve This? The Role of Suffering in Our Faith.' The subject will be approached from three religious perspectives: • Jewish, Dr. Marvin Cohen, associate professor and vice chairman for clinical affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology • Hindu, Dr. Daneshavari Solanki, professor, Department of Anesthesiology • Christian, J. Ernest Aguilar, Institute of Medical Humanities. The session facilitator will be Bob Scott, who will present questions to the panel. The audience will also participate."