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Surgeons and the Spirit

Spring 2001 -- an interdisciplinary team of researchers from DeSales University designed a pilot study to assess the possible relationship between a surgeon's religiosity and his/her clinical practice.

Fall 2001 -- researchers gathered and analyzed data from the study among surgeons in the Eastern Pennsylvania Health Network

Fall 2002 -- the final report on the study is completed, submitted to the Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, and accepted for publication

Summer 2003 -- due to repeated editorial delays, the study is withdrawn from the B.A.C.S. and submitted for publication to the Journal on Religion and Health


Fall 2003
 -- the study is accepted for publication in the Journal on Religion and Health 

JORH
Spring 2005
 -- the study is published in the Journal of Religion and Health, volume 44, number 1, pages 67-80.

► read an abstractof the published study ► read the complete text of the published study

 

Summer/Fall 2005 -- following publication of the pilot study, the team may expand the research project to a national level

 

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Heritage Week - Mass for St. Francis de Sales

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 08:00 PM
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA
Connelly Chapel

Heritage Week 2018 kicks off with this special mass celebrating the first Bishop of Geneva, Francis de Sales. Our special guest celebrant will be THE MOST REVEREND ALFRED SCHLERT, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown

This event is FREE and open to the public. NO tickets are required.

Salesian Spirituality