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The Center for Christian Bioethics, which opened its doors in January of 1984, enhances teaching, research, and service in biomedical ethics and related fields at Loma Linda University. The University, a health sciences campus operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is located halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in Southern California. The Center conducts the Health & Faith Forum: Bioethics and Wholeness Grand Rounds throughout the academic year for Loma Linda University and Loma Linda University Medical Center. The Center also hosts an annual bioethics seminar or lecture series on an issue of current interest. The School of Religion offers a program of study leading to the master of arts degree in biomedical and clinical ethics.

The Center's Carolyn and Ralph Thompson Library is a growing collection that now includes twenty journals and nearly 5,000 books. The Center mails Update, its complimentary newsletter, to 5,000 individuals and institutions throughout the world each quarter. It has published three books and participated in the publication of three others. Additional volumes are being prepared for publication.

The Center's staff includes a manager; five bioethicists, Mark F. Carr, David R. Larson, Gerald R. Winslow, James W. Walters, and Andy Lampkin; three clinical bioethicists, Debra Craig, Dennis deLeon, Steven Hardin; and the director, Mark F. Carr. Jon Paulien is chair of the Center's administrative committee and Dean of the School of Religion. The Center is engaged with specialists in other Loma Linda University schools including Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Allied Health, and the departments of social work, psychology, and marriage and family therapy.

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The Center for Christian Bioethics, which opened its doors in January of 1984, enhances teaching, research, and service in biomedical ethics and related fields at Loma Linda University. The University, a health sciences campus operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is located halfway between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in Southern California. The Center conducts the Health & Faith Forum: Bioethics and Wholeness Grand Rounds throughout the academic year for Loma Linda University and Loma Linda University Medical Center. The Center also hosts an annual bioethics seminar or lecture series on an issue of current interest. The School of Religion offers a program of study leading to the master of arts degree in biomedical and clinical ethics.

The Center's Carolyn and Ralph Thompson Library is a growing collection that now includes twenty journals and nearly 5,000 books. The Center mails Update, its complimentary newsletter, to 5,000 individuals and institutions throughout the world each quarter. It has published three books and participated in the publication of three others. Additional volumes are being prepared for publication.

The Center's staff includes a manager; five bioethicists, Mark F. Carr, David R. Larson, Gerald R. Winslow, James W. Walters, and Andy Lampkin; three clinical bioethicists, Debra Craig, Dennis deLeon, Steven Hardin; and the director, Mark F. Carr. Jon Paulien is chair of the Center's administrative committee and Dean of the School of Religion. The Center is engaged with specialists in other Loma Linda University schools including Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Allied Health, and the departments of social work, psychology, and marriage and family therapy.

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