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Suzanne Weaver - Cedar Crest College. Allentown, PA, US

Suzanne Weaver

Professor of Social Work, Cedar Crest College | Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA, UNITED STATES

Professor, Department of Social Sciences at Cedar Crest College

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Research and Humanitarian Aid Trip to Nepal (2001) Research focused on third world medicine as it relates to life span. Participated in medical roudns in the medical rounds at the Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, donated medical equipment, and painted adn cleaned the pediatric outpatient clinic. Toured rural community health projects that delivered education and medical services in remote mountainous regions. Researched traditional healers and shamans role in rural areas and their relationship to western medicine.

Visiting Scholar to Hong Kong University- The Center for Applied Ethics Scholarship award was a result of an international call for research proposals sponsored by the Ethics Department at Hong Kong Baptist University. Research involved a cross cultural analysis of health care and biomedical ethics with a focus on elderly women. Presented lectures at several health care facilities and at Shatin Hospital and the University.

Humanitarian Aid Trip to South Africa (2005 and 2008) Delivered educational materials to a rural territory pre-school, taught in an elementary school and participated in a summer camp for teens. Assisted in the Central Methodist Church distribution of food to Zimbabwe refugees and street children in Johannesburg

Industry Expertise (5)

Education/Learning Health Care - Providers Health Care - Services Research Philanthropy

Areas of Expertise (5)

Elder Care Best Practices Humanitarian Affairs Public Health Policy Aging and Health Promotion Ethics

Education (2)

Kutztown University: B.S.W., Social Work

Marywood College: M.S.W, Social Work

Affiliations (3)

  • American Society on Aging and National Council on Aging
  • Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  • American Association of Colleges and Universities

Courses (1)

SWK 345 Field Education Seminar I (Capstone Experience) 3 credits

SWK 345 Field Education Seminar I (Capstone Experience) 3 credits

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Articles (2)

Teaching in a Democratic Academy Copley Publishers

2004-01-01

Weaver, Suzanne, & Meade, Elizabeth. (2004) Teaching in a Democratic Academy. Action, Mass. Copley Publishers.

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Ethics Education: Connecting Learning to Socially Responsible Living Professional Ethics

2000-01-01

Weaver, Suzanne & Meade, Elizabeth. (2000) Ethics Education: Connecting Learning to Socially Responsible Living. Professional Ethics. Vol. 8, No. 1

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