Brian Volck

Brian Volck, MD, is a pediatrician who practices and teaches with the combined Medicine and Pediatric Residency Program at the University of Cincinnati. He and his wife, Jill Huppert, who is also a physician, worked for five years with the US Indian Health Service, serving the Navajo and Hopi nations in Tuba City, Arizona. His medical interests include international child health, international adoption, cross-cultural medicine, and the intersection of medicine and theology. He serves on the Board of the Ekklesia Project and edits the Project's on-line magazine. He received his undergraduate degree, along with his MD, from Washington University in Saint Louis. He completed his pediatric residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio.


Volume 81

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Guests on Volume 81: Nigel Cameron on the lack of ethical reflection in public policy on technology; Joel James Shuman on beliefs about God's nature and purposes informing how we think about sickness and medicine; Brian Volck on embodied life, stories, and how medical practice involves attending to the stories of the bodies of patients; Russell Hittinger on the modern state giving rise to modern Catholic social thought; Mark Noll on learning to think about law and politics from earlier Christians who lived in very different political circumstances; and Stephen Miller on the factors that sustain the art of conversation, and why it's a dying art.