Reginald Finger

Assistant Professor

Reginald Finger headshot
Designations

MD; MPH


Contact

 reginald.finger@indwes.edu


Department

School of Health Sciences


Resources

 Personal website

 Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Reginald Finger, MD, MPH received the Doctor of Medicine degree in 1981 and a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology in 1983 from the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Finger worked in disease prevention and health promotion in state and local health departments until 2000. Dr. Finger spent the next five years at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, most notably serving as policy analyst for health issues, mentoring students, and publishing health-related research findings. He served on CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices from 2003 to 2006. From 2006 through 2013 Dr. Finger lectured and researched for the National Embryo Donation Center, a non-profit, clinic-based embryo adoption agency headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. Since 2013, Dr. Finger has been part of the Indiana Wesleyan University faculty, teaching epidemiology, biostatistics, research methods, and supervising public health practicum assignments. Dr. Finger remains active with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations both locally and nationally, continuing to work toward his vision of a closer connection between Christian medicine and Christian higher education.

Interests

Public health surveillance, field investigation; epidemiologic methods; immunizations; embryo adoption and assisted reproduction; connection of Christian higher education with Christian medicine; application of Old and New Testament scriptures to the teaching of health sciences.


Degrees

  • BA
    1976, Northwest Nazarene University
  • MD
    1981, University of Washington
  • MPH
    1983, University of Washington
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