Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life

Seminar of Healing Power of Touch


Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue invites you to  a Seminar of Healing Power of Touch: Compassion and Attentiveness

When:  Wednesday, September 13, 2017,  6:45-8:30PM

Where:  Otto A. Shults Community Center, Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618

 Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Bradford Berk M.D., PhD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, and Pharmacology and the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences at the University of Rochester. Dr. Berk suffered paralyses from a bike incident and then devoted his learning to the healing power of empathy.


-Rabbi Sandra Katz, Board-certified Jewish chaplain, Director of Chaplaincy at Jewish Senior Life of Rochester

-Rev. Gordon Webster, Presbyterian minister in the Presbytery of Genesee Valley

- Dr. Tabassam Javed, Psychologist, Counselor, Musician, and Former president of the Pakistani American Society of Rochester

8:10pm -Questions and Answers

8:30pm -Closing Remarks and Evaluation

C O - S P O N S O R E D B Y:

Genesee Valley Nurses Association, St. John Fisher Wegmans School of Nursing, Nazareth College's Department of Religious Studies, Center for Spirituality, and Department of Nursing

Muhammad Shafiq, Ph.D.
Professor & Executive Director 
Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue
IIIT Interfaith Studies Chair
Nazareth College
4245 East Avenue, Rochester NY, 14618