The Role of Hope in the Health of the Body & Soul – Nov. 14, 2013

Aaron Kheriaty, M.D., is the Director of Residency Training and Medical Education in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine. He co-directs the Program in Medical Ethics in the School of Medicine, and serves as chairman of the clinical ethics committee at UCI Medical Center.

Dr. Kheriaty graduated from the University of Notre Dame in philosophy and pre-medical sciences, and earned his MD degree from Georgetown University. He is the author of The Catholic Guide to Depression, and co-author of Transformative Conversations: A Guide to Mentoring Communities Among Colleagues in Higher Education. He lives in San Juan Capistrano, California, with his wife and five sons.


NEW THIS YEAR!   Lectures will be held across the street from IPS at the Hampton Inn (2000 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA  22202) in the Dogwood Room located on the first floor. A sign in the lobby will direct you.

Complimentary parking for guests is located behind the hotel. To access the garage, turn on20th Street South and travel one block to S. Eads Street then turn left.  Entrance to parking garage is on the left.  To reach the lobby, walk out of the garage and around the corner to the front of the building.

 Each lecture begins at 5:00 p.m. followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. Afterwards, guests are invited to attend a complimentary wine and cheese reception at 6:15 p.m. on the first floor of the IPS campus (2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA, 22202).

Walking directions from the Hampton Inn to IPS: walk across at the light on 20th Street South and Jefferson Davis Hwy. Turn right and walk one block to 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy. 


There is no charge to attend the Newman Lectures however donations are greatly appreciated. To make reservations, please RSVP below  or contact Nancy Flynn at or call 703.416.1441 ext. 127.

To learn more about the Blessed Newman Lecture Series, click here.

For a list of this past year’s lectures, click here.


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