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Gannon's Orlando Biomedical Ethics and Catholic Social Teaching Lecture Series presents Dr. SimonMary Aihiokhai, associate professor of systematic theology at the University of Portland.
Dr. Aihiokhai will present "A Case for A Eucharistic Approach to Health Care According to the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church."
This Orlando Lecture Series presentation will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 8 in the Ruskin Academic Building Lecture Hall, with a Zoom option available.
Register here today, and learn more about our speaker below.
Dr. Aihiokhai was born in Nigeria. He earned a graduate degree in theology with a focus in medical ethics from Saint John Seminary and his Ph.D. in systematic theology from Duquesne University. His research focuses on religion, race, and identity constructions; African approaches to ethics; African philosophies, cultures, and theologies; religion and violence; comparative theology; themes in systematic theology, and interfaith studies and topics in moral theology and medical ethics. Dr. Ahiokhai is well-published including a monograph, titled, Fostering Interreligious Encounters in Pluralist Societies. Hospitality and Friendship. He has delivered more than 80 scholarly papers, and keynote addresses, and invited lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Aihiokhai serves as a Fellow at the Westar Institute and as a board member for the College Theology Society.