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Reginald Finger, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Scholar

Dr. Reginald Finger is Assistant Professor in the School of Health Sciences at Indiana Wesleyan University, teaching biostatistics, epidemiology, and supervising student public health research projects.  Dr. Finger has worked as a public health physician, medical policy analyst, and medical researcher in several different settings. He served a three-year term on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where his lead assignment was to oversee the development and publication of guidelines for use of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine. Dr. Finger has worked with the National Embryo Donation Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, which aims to promote embryo adoption as the solution of choice for embryos remaining from infertility treatment procedures. Among Dr. Finger’s current research interests is the integration of Biblical scriptures into the teaching of the health sciences.  He holds a B.A. in mathematics from Northwest Nazarene College and the Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Latest Research & News

  • Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines | September 30, 2020

    To view this chart as a PDF, see: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines   Updated March 3, 2021   Accurate information about the development and production of COVID-19 vaccines is essential, especially because many proposed candidates use newer molecular technologies for production of a viral vaccine. One concern regarding the ethical assessment of […]

  • A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production | June 15, 2020

    This is Issue 1 in CLI’s On Science. To view this report as a PDF, see: A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production   Updated November 2020   Introduction As a result of the rapid spread of the new coronavirus technically known as SARS-CoV-2, the United States and other governments have begun crash […]

  • The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage | March 26, 2020

    by R. J. Snell, Ph.D. This paper can be viewed as a pdf here: The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Italy, many hospitals are overwhelmed with patients, necessitating difficult triage decisions that can seem like choosing who lives and who dies. In the United States, already […]

  • Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus | March 25, 2020

    This is Issue 43 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: On Point 43 Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus.   Abortion advocates have found a new ally—COVID-19.   During this intensely stressful time, the vast majority of Americans are focused on protecting their health and the health of […]