“For the Love of Tomorrow – The Ethics of the End of Life”
University of Southern California, Los Angeles – April 28, 2013
Video can be viewed (in parts) below:
- Introductory and Welcome by Mistress of Ceremonies – Miss Sarrah Shahawy
- Hassan Hathout. A Brief Documentary
- Welcome from the Foundation’s President – Dr. Eba Hathout
- Reflection by Dr. Gerald Winslow
- Reflection by Mr. David Kessler
- Reflection by Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina
- Panel Discussion
- A Perspective by Hassan Hathout
About the Speakers
Sarrah Shahawy, the granddaughter of Dr. Hassan Hathout, was Valedictorian of USC graduating class of 2011, a Renaissance Scholar of Biology and French, President of the Interfaith Student Council and Founding President of the Ansar Interfaith Service Partnership. Sarrah is currently a student at Harvard Medical School.
Eba Hathout, the daughter of Dr. Hassan Hathout, is Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Besides Sarrah, she is mother to Hassaan Shahawy at Harvard College. Eba is the Founding President of the Hassan Hathout Legacy Foundation.
Gerald Winslow is Vice President for Mission and Culture, Vice Chancellor for Spiritual Life, and Former Dean of the Faculty of Religion at Loma Linda University. His numerous books and publications include Facing Limits: Ethics and Health Care for the Elderly. He is a member of the Society of Christian Ethics, and the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities.
David Kessler is one of the most well-known experts on death and grieving. He serves as a member of the Red Cross disaster team and as a Specialist Reserve Officer for the Los Angeles Police Department critical incident stress team. He is the founder of www.Grief.com and author of numerous books including (The Needs of the Dying).
Abdulaziz Sachedina is Professor and IIIT Chair in Islamic Studies at George Mason University and a board member in the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. He is a renowned scholar in Islamic Biomedical Ethics, and is author to numerous books and publications including the Islamic View of the End of Life (The Lancet) and (Islamic Biomedical Ethics: Theory and Application).