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62: What Does it Look Like to Neighbor Well? (With Author Dr. Emily Smith)

November 29, 2023
00:00 37:32
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Dr. Emily Smith, global health expert and creator of the popular
Facebook page Friendly Neighbor Epidemiologist, joins us on the Podcast today!

Her new book, The Science of the Good Samaritan: Thinking Bigger
About Loving Our Neighbors,  outlines her own experience of witnessing global injustices, courageously speaking boldly against them and embracing the resulting cost. We discuss the story of the Good Samaritan and how God calls us to the bigger picture of loving others.

Dr. Emily Smith is an assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine/surgery at Duke University and at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) and previously spent four years at Baylor University in the department of public health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, her Friendly Neighbor Epidemiologist Facebook page reached over 10 million people during 2020-2021.

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Kathryn Calibeo is a full-time mom to two busy boys, and works part-time as a Sales Representative for a technology solutions company. Kathryn has earned her Bachelor's degree in Professional Writing with an emphasis on editing and publishing from Michigan State University. After graduating, she worked as an intern with a Christian organization at Michigan State University, where she had the privilege of overseeing the freshmen and Greek Life bible studies, weekly gatherings, retreats, and discipleship programs.

Kathryn now lives in Michigan with her husband of 6 years, their two boys, and their adopted Yorkie-Poo. Kathryn currently attends church at Woodside Bible Church, where she has served on the women’s writing team and has led various small groups. Kathryn has been podcasting since 2018 and currently serves on the board for Sparkle, a women's ministry organization, where the podcast Sparkle Speak was born!
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