Speaking Engagements

Speaking Topics (we are no longer listing speaker engagements and events beginning 2016; see Crossroads e-newsletter for monthly calendar)


February 5-7, 2015

Florida Hospital, Adventist Health System
Orlando and Hammock Beach, Florida
Title: Integrating Spirituality into Patient Care
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: Kathy Perno

February 13-27, 201

King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Title: Research meetings
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: Private

March 6-7, 2015

Harvard Conference on Religion and Medicine
Cambridge, Massachussetts
Title: Several talks
Presenter: Curlin, Koenig, others
Contact: Michael Balboni

March 10, 2015

Healthy People in Healthy Communities 2015
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California
Title: Faith and Health
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: Roy Branson

March 19, 2015

Discovery Series
University of Connecticutt
Farmington, CT
Title: Is spirituality good for your health?
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: Catherine Wilcox

March 20, 2015

Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry
University of Connecticutt
Farmington, CT
Title: Religion, spirituality and mental health
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: David Steffens

March 30, 2015

NBC’s The Today Show
New York City, NY
Title: Can prayer heal?
Presenter: George family and Koenig
Contact: Emily Goldberg

April 1, 2015

Practice Course
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina
Title: Religion, medicine and health
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: Mike Mcleod

May 3-5, 2015

Forgiveness and Healing in the Face of Moral Injury
Templeton Foundation Symposium
Colchester, England
Title: Identifying a distinctively religious intervention for moral injury
Presenter: Koenig and others
Contact: Mary Ann Meyers (private meeting)

May 29, 2015

Making the Case for Chaplains
CRC Chaplains Conference
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Title: Chaplains on the Spiritual Care Team
Presenter: Koenig (via Skype)
Contact: Ron Klimp

July 27-31, 2015

3rd Annual Conference: Emerging Tools for Innovative Providers
Fuller Theological Seminary
Pasadena, California
Title: Multiple lectures and presentations
Presenters: Post, Emmons, Koenig, others
Contact: Bruce Nelson

August 10-14, 2015

Duke University’s 12th Annual Research Workshop on Spirituality & Health
Durham, North Carolina
Topic: 5-day seminar on doing research on Spirituality & Health
Presenters: Dan Blazer, Redford Williams, Jill Hamilton, Ben Doolittle, Warren Kinghorn, John Oliver, Harold Koenig
Contact: Harold G. Koenig

August 25, 2015

United State Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
Tampa, Florida
Topic: Create curriculum for SOCOM military chaplains to address spiritual issues of SO forces
Meeting format
Contact: Alex Findlay (invitation only)

September 24, 2015

Southport Congregational Church
Southport, CT
Topic: Is RELIGION good for your health?
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Paul Whitmore

October 9-10, 2015

Meliora Weekend, University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
Topic: Spirituality and health
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Dr. Denise Yarbrough

October 19, 2015

Spiritual Care Symposium
Merchab Institute (Northwest Arkansas Clinical Pastoral Education Institute)
Springdale, Arkansas
Topic: Religion, spirituality and health
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: CJ Malone

October 23, 2015

Well Spring Retirement Community
Greensboro, North Carolina
Topic: Religion and health in later life
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Garrett Saake

November 4, 2015

Geriatric Psychiatry Symposium
Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services of Maryland
Rockville, Maryland
Topic: Religion, Spirituality and Geriatric Mental Health
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig and others
Contact: Clarencia Stephen

November 19, 2015

Biomedical Frontiers Seminar Series
Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lynchburg, Virginia
Topic: Religion, spirituality and medicine
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Dr. Joseph Brewer

December 6, 2015

Religiosity and Spirituality in the Integration of Health Group (REIS)
Sao Paulo Adventist University
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Topic: Integration of spirituality into healthcare
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig (via Skype)
Contact: Gina Abdala

December 8-11, 2015

Spirituality and Health Session
Cuban Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
Havana, Cuba
Topic: Multiple presentations
Presenters: Robert Hesse (onsite), Pargament, Koenig and others (via Skype)
Contact: Robert Hesse


January 14, 2016

Emotional Health Summit
Adventist Health Ministries
Orlando, Florida
Topic: Spirituality and health: Latest research and relevance to faith communities
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig (via Skype) and others
Contact: Dr. Katia Reinert

February 5-19, 2016

King Abdulaziz University
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Title: Multiple lectures
Presenter: Koenig
Contact: Harold G. Koenig

March 18, 2016

Annual Holy Spirit, Science and Theological Education Conference
Regent University Center for Renewal Studies
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Title: The Holy Spirit and Spirituality in Theology and Science: Health
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Dr. Wolfgang Vondey

May 7-13, 2016

European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health
Gdansk, Poland
Title: Religion, spirituality and health (presentation and research workshop)
Presenters: Carson, Exline, Ladd, Dein, King, Thermos, Koenig and others
Contact: Dr. Rene Hefti

June 11, 2016

Spirituality and Health Conference
William James College (Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology)
Newton, Massachusetts
Title: Spirituality and health: Research and clinical applications
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Dr. Ricardo Bianco

July 10, 2016

Spirituality and Health
St. Phillips Episcopal Church
Durham, North Carolina
Title: Spirituality and health
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Claudia Svara

September 2, 2016

Campbell Osteopathic School of Medicine
Buies Creek, North Carolina
Title: Religion, spirituality and health: research and applications in medicine
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Joseph Cacioppo

September 16, 2016

2016 National Christian Counseling Mega Conference
American Association of Christian Counselors
Dallas, Texas
Title: Religion, spirituality and mental health
Presenter (plenary): Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Dina Jones

October 18, 2016

3rd Annual Building Resilient Communities through Trauma-Informed Congregations
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
Title: Religion, spirituality, trauma and health: The research
Presenter (keynote): Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Kimberly Konkel (Associate Director for Health at HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships)

November 1, 2016

Medicine Grand Rounds
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK
Title: Religion, spirituality and medicine
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Crystal Pearson

November 3, 2016

Frontiers of Healthcare
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Glendale, California
Title: Multiple presentations to community, physicians, nursing
Presenter: Harold G. Koenig
Contact: Bruce Nelson

December 2, 2016

Harvard Symposium on Advancing Health
TH Chan Harvard School of Public Health
Cambridge, MA
Title: From public health to end of life
Presenters: VanderWeele, Pargament, Koenig, Koh, Puchalski, Gallivan, White-Hammond, Shields, Balboni, Sulmasy
Contact: Michael Balboni