The House of St. Joan presents…
Medical Marijuana: Weeding Out the Truth
by Sister Mary Diana Dreger, O.P., M.D.
On Wednesday, October 30 at 12:30 p.m. in St. Martin’s Lecture Hall, the House of St. Joan presents a special lecture by Sister Mary Diana Dreger, O.P.
Hunt Brothers Pizza has graciously offered to serve free pizza to those attending the lecture. Pizza will begin being offered at 12:15.
About Sister Mary Diana
Sister Mary Diana Dreger, O.P., M.D. practices internal medicine at the Saint Thomas Family Health Center South Clinic, serving a predominantly immigrant and uninsured population. She trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, completing her medical degree in 2001 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, and completed her residency there in internal medicine in 2004. She holds a faculty appointment at Vanderbilt as Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine. She completed a certification in bioethics through the National Catholic Bioethics Center and is working towards a master’s degree in moral theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
She earned a bachelor of science in biology with a concentration in secondary education, started at Cornell University and completed at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She also completed a master of arts in mathematics from Stony Brook. She was an educator and administrator at the high school and college levels for over 15 years, and has served as a member of the Aquinas College Board of Directors in Nashville. She is an active member of the Catholic Medical Association, currently serving as vice-president of the Nashville Guild and a co-director for the Southeast region on the national level. She has given numerous presentations across the country to physician groups, students and faculties at the high school and college levels, parish adult education classes, community groups, healthcare professionals, and her religious Sisters on topics spanning the areas of medicine, ethics, education, and faith.