researcher + hospice chaplain

Publications

Koss, Sarah E., Ross Weissman, Michael J. Balboni, et al. “Training Community Clergy in Serious Illness: Balancing Faith and Medicine.” Journal of Religion and Health 57, no. 4 (2018): 1413-1427.

Pesut, Barbara, Shane Sinclair, George Fitchett, Madeleine Greig, and Sarah E. Koss. “Health Care Chaplaincy: A Scoping Review of the Evidence 2009–2014.” Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 22, no. 2 (2016): 67-84.

Koss, Sarah E., and Mark D. Holder. “Toward a Global Understanding of Spirituality and Religiosity: Definitions, Assessments, and Benefits.” Spirituality: Global Practices, Societal Attitudes and Effects on Health. (2015): 203-230.

Theses

Koss, Sarah E. “Redefining Spirituality and Religion: Historical, Personal, and Contemporary Influences.” Master of Divinity Thesis, Harvard Divinity School, May 2018.

Koss, Sarah E. “Spirituality, Religious Orientation, and Subjective Well-Being in Children and Parents: A Quantitative Study.” Undergraduate Honors Thesis, University of British Columbia, May 2014.

Presentations

Koss, Sarah E., & Michael A. Koss. Connectedness Evaluation: Developing a Spiritual Health Tool for Treating Depression and Anxiety. Paper presentation at the Conference on Medicine and Religion, Houston, TX, USA (2017, March).

Koss, Sarah E., Ross Weissman, & Michael J. Balboni. Complexities of Balancing Faith and Medicine: Examining Clergy Feedback Regarding a Future End-of-Life Knowledge Educational Program. Poster presentation at the Conference on Medicine and Religion, Houston, TX, USA (2017, March).

Koss, Sarah E., & Michael J. Balboni. United States Clergy End-of-Life Knowledge and Predictors: A Representative Survey. Poster presentation at the Conference on Medicine and Religion, Houston, TX, USA (2017, March).

Koss, Sarah E., & Mark D. Holder. Spirituality and Subjective Well-Being in Children and Their Parents. Poster presentation at the European Conference on Positive Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2014, July).

Koss, Sarah E., & Mark D. Holder. Spirituality, Religious Orientation, and Economics in Children. Poster presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, BC (2014, June). 

Koss, Sarah E., & Mark D. Holder. Spirituality, Religious Orientation, and Past, Present, and Future Well-Being in Children. Poster presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, BC (2014, June).

Koss, Sarah E., Mark D. Holder, & A. Jassi. Power of Belief: The Relationship Between Spirituality and Well-Being in People with Acquired Brain Injury. Poster presented at the Third World Congress on Positive Psychology, Los Angeles, CA (2013, June).