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Angela Lamb, Richard Swenson, and Ali Tsai. The audio of this panel discussion was recorded at the Ivy League Congress on Faith and Action. (1:25:53)

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Angela Lamb

Dr. Angela Lamb is the Director of the Westside Mount Sinai Dermatology Faculty Practice and Director of Dermatology for the Institute of Family Health. Dr. Lamb completed her residency training in dermatology at the University of Minnesota. She received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and her undergraduate degree from Cornell University. Dr. Lamb is the recipient of several peerrecognized awards including a Medical Student Mentorship Award from the American Academy of Dermatology; a National Institutes of Health Visiting Student Research Award; and a Medical Student Fellowship from the Women’s Dermatologic Society Award, and Marvin Dunn Lectureship. She has published articles on a range of topics, including nail diseases and long-term corticosteroid use in dermatology. Dr. Lamb’s current interests include healthcare policy and advancing access of dermatology services to underserved communities. Dr. Lamb is married to a fellow Cornell alum with whom she has two children.

Richard Swenson

Richard A. Swenson, MD, received his BS in physics from Denison University and his MD from the University of Illinois. Following twenty years in private practice and academic medicine (University of Wisconsin system), he is currently a full-time futurist, physicianresearcher, author, and educator. His emphasis is cultural medicine, researching the intersection between faith, health, culture, and the future. He has written nine books, traveled extensively and presented to a wide variety of medical, professional, educational, and governmental groups, most major church denominations and organizations, members of the United Nations, Congress, NASA, and the Pentagon. He was awarded the 2003 Educator of the Year Award by CMDA.

Ali Tsai

Born in the Bronx, Ali accepted Christ in high school. By God’s grace, she graduated from the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University with degrees in Biomedical Engineering/Computer Applications and Medicine, and completed a residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. After many pivotal spiritual experiences, one being the impact of Christian Union’s ministry at Princeton, in 2005 she moved to NYC and joined Doctors of the World, writing affidavits for torture victims seeking asylum. She has served in disaster relief missions to New Orleans, Pakistan, and Haiti, as well as ventured to Morocco, Honduras, and Malaysia to serve the poor. For seven years, she was the Area Director for the Greater NYC Christian Medical and Dental Associations. She is now working with homeless teens and mothers at Covenant House.

Moderator: Don Weiss

Don Weiss is the Christian Union Ministry Director serving Harvard College Faith and Action. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa, he served on staff for seven years with Campus Crusade for Christ: four years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and then three years as Campus Director at Cornell. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and was ordained at Park Street Church, Boston. Don also ministered as a civilian chaplain at The U.S. Military Academy. Following West Point, he served as a pastor at College Church in Northampton, Massachusetts. Don lives with his wife, Sally Anne, and their two sons in Cambridge.