Alumni of the Bioethics Graduate Program
at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine


Patrick D. Herron, DBe, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC). He was was also honored with acceptance into Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Leo M. Davidoff Society and selected by the Class of 2017 as recipient of the Samuel M. Rosen Award for outstanding teaching. He completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2014) from Loyola.

Michael A Rubin, MD, MA, has been named Chair of Ethics, as well as an ex officio member of Ethics, Law, and Humanities Committee (ELHC), for the American Academy of Neurology.  He completed the Master's in Bioethics and Health Policy (2013) from Loyola.


Ruth Mickelson, JD, MPH, MA, was recently appointed Chair of the Board of Directors, Health Partners, Bloomington, MN. She completed the Master's in Bioethics and Health Policy (2009) from Loyola.

Jenna Herron, DBE, MA, was recently featured in a video highlighting mission leaders by the Catholic Health Association. Jenna is the Regional Vice President, Mission Integration at Saint Francis Health Center in Topeka, KS. She completed her Master's in Bioethics and Health Policy (2014) and Doctorate in Bioethics (2016) from Loyola. 

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Recent Alumni Publications

Alyssa M. Burgart, Strickland J, Davis D, Baratz AB, Karkazis K, Lantos JD. Ethical Controversy About Hysterectomy for a Minor. Pediatrics 2017; 139(6).

Blair Henry. The Ethics of Suffering in the Era of Assisted Dying. Annals of Palliative Care 2017; 6(2): 173-7.

Kenneth Campbell, K Parsi.  A New Age of Patient Transparency: An Organizational Framework for Informed Consent. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2017; 45(1): 60-5.

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Congratulations to our 2017 GRADUATES!

The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics proudly announces the graduates of 2017.


Doctorate Degree in Bioethics  

Randi Belisomo
Beverly Jacoby
Kelly Kent
Alexandria Lescher
Peter Mallin
Mindy Beth Nelkin
Sarah Vittone
Laura Webster
Melinda Wilding
Matthew Wolever

Master of Arts in Bioethics       

Kjirstin Almos
Linda Bollenbach
Kelly Bowman
Kosha Carstens
Michelle Clarke
Jennifer Kuchemba-Hunter
MarKay Riippa
Grace Stark
Felicia Stokes
Vincent Strow









 Previous Graduates:   Graduates 2014; Graduates 2015; Graduates 2016