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DUQ Journal Interviews

In this serires of radio programs, Dr. Doughtery interviewed experts in the areas of religion, ethics, leadership, and other important topics that both affect and interpret the news of the day.

Establishing A Pharmacy on the Hill

A new pharmacy is being established in the Hill District of Pharmacy, a neighborhood which hasn't had operating pharmacy in 10 years. This university-run, community-based pharmacy is the first of its kind in the nation. In this program, Douglas Bricker, Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy and President Charles Dougherty discuss how this pharmacy will help to rebuild the fabric of the neighborhood and provide invaluable experience for students.

June 27, 2010
26.03 - 4MB - MP3
Equal Human Dignity for Every Person

In this program, Rev. Bryan Massingale and President Charles Dougherty discuss how dignity is influenced by many political issues, from workers’ rights and safety to fighting poverty and terrorism. Rev. Massingale has served as a consultant to the National Black Congress as well as the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops and the Catholic Health Association.

March 28, 2010
27.50 - 4MB - MP3
The Death of American Virtue

Duquesne law professor Ken Gormley speaks about his new book, "The Death of American Virtue: Clinton versus Starr," with President Charles Dougherty. A new examination of the investigation of President Bill Clinton that nearly toppled his administration‚ it reviews the initial probe of the Whitewater land deal, the Monica Lewinsky affair and the impeachment trial.

February 28, 2010
33.24 - 5MB - MP3
Operation Safety Net

Dr. Jim Withers and his volunteers created Operations Safety Net in 1992, one of the nation's first full-time street medicine programs. Dr Withers spoke with Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty about delivering mental health care to some of the region's poorest people, those who live on the streets.

January 31, 2010
27.44 - 4MB - MP3
Healthcare Ethics Throughout Life

Dr. Charles Dougherty spoke to Gerard Magill, healthcare ethicist, about how healthcare policy reforms should incorporate ethics. Dr. Magill is the Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy and Law at Duquesne University. He is a professor at Duquesne's Center for Healthcare Ethics.

October 25, 2009
26.58 - 4MB - MP3
Sustainable and Environmentally Prudent Agriculture

One billion people world-wide go to bed hungry on a regular basis. Is the process we use to produce food the most productive and healthiest for the people, soil and water? Dr. Dougherty talks about this with Frances Moore Lappe , author of Diet for a Small Planet.

September 27, 2009
28.05 - 4MB - MP3

The G-20 Conference poses challenges to the city of Pittsburgh, but it is also a chance for the city to shine on the world stage. Dr. Dougherty speaks with Bill Flanagan, of the Allegheny Conference, a member of the Pittsburgh G-20 Planning Group.

August 30, 2009
27.02 - 4MB - MP3
Uptown Partnership

Dr. Dougherty speaks with Linda Metropulos, consultant and developer, who is working with the Uptown Partnership to forge a stronger neighborhood, better housing, historic renovation, and a connection with downtown Pittsburgh.

May 31, 2009
27.43 - 5MB - MP3
Rights of Refugees

The U.N. Convention on Refugees works to govern the way the world responds to displaced people. Dr. Dougherty speaks with Dr. David Hollenbach, university chair in human rights and international studies at Boston College. Hollenbach is author of Refugee Rights: Ethics, Advocacy and Africa.

April 26, 2009
29.39 - 5MB - MP3
Crisis in Darfur

It's been six years since civil war began in the Darfur region of Western Sudan. Some 300,000 people have died, and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has expelled foreign aid agencies, leaving millions of Sudanese at risk. Jerry Fowler, president of the Save Darfur Coalition, spoke with Dr. Dougherty about the situation.

March 29, 2009
29.26 - 5MB - MP3
Social Darwinism and Philanthropy
in Pittsburgh's Gilded Age

Dr. Paul Krause is a professor of history at the University of British Columbia, and author of The Homestead Lockout. He talks with Dr. Dougherty about Social Darwinism in 1892 and how it influenced philanthropists in Pittsburgh in that era.

February 22, 2009
26.59 - 4.6MB - MP3
Living Wages in a Time of Economic Uncertainty

Stephanie Luce is a research associate at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She and Dr. Dougherty spoke about the living wage as a fundamental human rights matter. They discussed how living wage laws are adopted, implemented and enforced in communities across the nation.

January 25, 2009
27.43 - 4.8MB - MP3
The Cost and Allocation of Health Care Resources

Dr. James Sabin, co-founder of the Center for Ethics and Population Health at Harvard Medical School, talks with Dr. Dougherty about the ethics of managed care. They also discuss the cost and fair allocation of this nation's health care resources, and why 47 million Americans are uninsured when 16% of the country's GDP is spent on health care.

November 30, 2008
28:17 - 4.9MB - MP3
Urban Education

Dr. Jackie Jordan Irvine, Professor Emerita of Urban Education at Emory University speaks with Dr. Dougherty about the misperception that failing urban schools are solely in need of "good teachers" , without consideration for cultural differences and even physical locations of schools is compounding the problems of urban students.

October 26, 2008
27:13 - 4.7MB - MP3
Transitioning From A Crude Oil-Based Economy

Dr. Dougherty discusses the potential next step, natural gas, with Kent Moors, the director of the university's Energy Policy Research Group and an expert in global oil and natural gas policy and finance.

September 28, 2008
27:58 - 4.8MB - MP3
Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue

Dr. Dougherty interviews Dr. David Hemenway, director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center and the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center, about his research in firearm injuries.

April 27, 2008
24:08 - 4.1MB - MP3
A Historical Perspective on White Collar Crime

Christopher McKenna is a professor at the Said Business School at the University of Oxford, and a researcher, author and lecturer on white collar crime. A former Wall Street trader, he discussed the history of white collar crime and its impact on today's business ethics with Dr. Dougherty.

March 23, 2008
25:16 - 4.3MB - MP3
Medical Advances and Healthcare in Today’s Military

Dr. Dougherty discusses the medical care available to U.S. service personnel with Major General Gale S. Pollock, the first nurse and first woman to serve as acting U.S. Army Surgeon General.

February 24, 2008
27:21 - 4.6MB - MP3
Finding and Nurturing New Leaders
for the Pittsburgh Region

Dr. Dougherty talks with David Zubik, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University alum, about Pittsburgh, leadership, and challenges facing the Catholic church.

January 27, 2008
23:48 - 4.1MB - MP3
The Steelers Mark Their 75th Anniversary
While Pittsburgh Prepares to Celebrate 250 Years

An interview with Andrew Masich, president of the Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center and co-author of Dan Rooney: My Life with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFL.

November 25, 2007
24:15 - 4.2MB - MP3
Freedom of - or From - Religion: Understanding the
Separation of Church and State

Dr. Dougherty interviews Daniel Dreisbach, Professor, Department of Justice, Law & Society, American University.

September 30, 2007
24:11 - 4.2MB - MP3