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Episode 7: Special Episode

Ethical Considerations during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Joe KotvaListen in as Joann Hunsberger interviews Rev. Joseph J. Kotva Jr. Ph.D., an Anabaptist bioethicist as they discuss some of the ethical conundrums related to patient care and provider protections during the coronavirus pandemic. Joe is ordained in the Mennonite church and currently co-directs the ethics program at the Indiana University School of Medicine, South Bend.

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MennoHealth Cast seeks to highlight the personal stories of nurses, doctors, health researchers, dentists, chaplains, social workers, advanced practitioners, and others involved in various fields related to the care of human beings. MennoHealth Cast is hosted by Joann Hunsberger, a pediatric anesthesiologist specializing in intraoperative anesthesia and post-operative pain management in children.

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Episode 8: Front line providers

MennoHealth Cast, Episode 8: Front line providers. Two nurses who have been redeployed during the pandemic discuss some of the challenges of redeployment and working at the front line of the pandemic.

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Episode 6: Special Episode on COVID-19

In this episode, our host, Joann Hunsberger discusses COVID-10 with Dr. Dan Nafziger from Goshen, Indiana where he is Chief Medical Officer at Goshen Health. Listen in as they discuss the novel coronavirus, some common terminology used to discuss the pandemic and how it might effect our church community culture.

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Episode 5 – Douglas Smucker

In Episode 5 of MennoHealth Cast, Joann Hunsberger speaks with Dr. Doug Smucker. Dr. Smucker started his career as a family medicine doctor and later evolved into a palliative and hospice medicine doctor. In this podcast, he talks about the struggles and challenges of caring for patients in their final days and discusses how his Goshen College education was formative in his career choices.

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Episode 4 – Linda Witmer

Episode 4 of MennoHealth Cast features Linda Witmer who spent 23 years serving the K’ekchi’, the indigenous people of Guatemala, as a representative of both Mennonite Central Committee and Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM).

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Episode 3 – David Sack

Mennos in Medicine Episode 3: David Sack
David Sack is a professor in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Sack discusses the evolution of the oral cholera vaccine…

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Episode 2 – Rebecca Heidkamp

Mennos in Medicine Episode 2: Rebecca Heidkamp
Rebecca Heidkamp is a public health researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. She specializes in addressing nutrition problems in locations with low resources. In this…

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