Faith and the Power to Promote Healing

Faith and the Power to Promote Healing

Original air date: July 3, 2021

Faith and the Power to Promote Healing

BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: July 3, 2021

Is there room for faith in the medical field?

Dr. Bill Griffin, D.D.S, Vice President for Dental Ministries for the Christian Medical and Dental Association joins Dr. George to discuss the importance of God and faith in the doctor patient relationship and the power it has to promote healing mind and body. 

About Dr. Bill Griffin

Faith and the Power to Promote Healing

Dr. Bill Griffin has been a CMDA member for almost four decades. Currently, he is in his third year serving as Vice President for Dental Ministries. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. Later, he received his DDS degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.

Additionally, alongside his private practice career, Dr. Griffin has been caring for the dentally needy. He serves as dental director and board chairman for the Lackey Clinic in Yorktown, Virginia. Also, he has served on about 60 dental mission trips around the world. 

His career in healthcare has led him to discover the strong ties between physical health and spiritual health. Over the years, he has been greatly inspired by CMDA’s medical outreach teaching programs, The Saline Solution and Grace Prescriptions. Dr. Griffin’s most recent project is directing the development of CMDA’s Faith Prescriptions video series designed to equip healthcare professionals to communicate the love of Christ, in word and in deed, to their patients, students and colleagues.

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Dr. Elaina George is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology, received her Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology from Long Island University, and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.