The Church History Museum will host the Evenings at the Museum lecture “Our Genes, Our Selves: Is There A ‘Believing Gene’?” by internationally known guest lecturer and author Dr. Anne Osborn Poelman. The lecture will be presented on Thursday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the Church History Museum auditorium. This event is free and open to the public but reservations are recommended.
Dr. Anne Osborn Poelman is a University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. An internationally renowned lecturer, Dr. Osborn travels extensively sharing her medical expertise in neuroradiology (the diagnosis of brain and spine diseases). Her numerous award-winning medical textbooks have become the worldwide standard reference and teaching texts in her field.
In addition to writing medical textbooks, Dr. Poelman is the author of The Simeon Solution: One Woman’s Spiritual Odyssey and The Amulek Alternative: Exercising Agency in a World of Choice. Both books were published by Deseret Book and each examines spiritual issues and questions important to Latter-day Saints.
Dr. Poelman is a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, joining the Church while she was in medical school at Stanford University. She has served on the general boards of the Sunday School and Relief Society. She is the widow of Emeritus General Authority Elder Ronald E. Poelman and lives in Salt Lake City.
The Church History Museum is located at 45 North West Temple in Salt Lake City. The presentation is free and open to the public but reservations are recommended. For reservations or more information call 801-240-9573.