Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5320 USA
Friday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
- Religions of the world
- Death, dying and beyond
- Graduate courses in spirituality, culture and health in development
- Religious diversity and pluralism in the United States
- Spirituality, culture and health
- Interfaith relations
Cindy’s current work includes an expansion of her M.A. thesis on the impact of religious belief on health status and her dissertation which is a case study of the religious aspects of the 1893 Columbian Exposition exploring inter-religious social interaction during the third wave of immigration in the United States. Her publications, Eye on Religion: Understanding the Cultural/Religious Mélange in Treating Japanese Patients and Eye on Religion: Understanding the Cultural/Religious Mélange in Treating Chinese Patients, were included in a health and religion series in the Southern Medical Journal in 2006. Health Care and Spirituality: spiritually sensitive care of the terminally ill Muslim patient was published in the Interreligious Insight journal in 2005.