E. David Cook, Ph.D., D.Litt., D.D.

  • Lecturer, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics,
    Stritch School of Medicine

Advanced Degrees

  • PhD, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, UK





David is former Professor of Faith and Learning at Wheaton College and Fellow, Chaplain, Green College,Oxford.  He taught philosophy, theology and medical ethics as well as supervised many doctorates in the UK and USA.  He was a weekly BBC Radio and TV broadcaster on ethical, theological and medical issues.  He advised the British Medical Association, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, UK Government Select Committees and the Council of Europe on Genetics, Euthanasia, and Xenotransplantation in particular.  He was a member of the UK Xenotransplantation Authority and other national and international bodies.  He teaches each summer in Oxford and for Loyola Neiswanger Institute.  He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally and refers to himself as 'rent a mouth'.  His passion is to enable people to think better, think critically and think Christianly.


BEHP 406  Principles in Health Care Ethics
BEHP 409  Religion and Bioethics
BEHP 414  Moral Theology for Bioethics
BEHP 415  Catholic Bioethics in Clinical Practice


Cook, ED. The Moral Maze - A Way of Exploring Christian Ethics. SPCK Publishing, 1983.
Cook, ED. Dilemmas of Life: Deciding What's Right and What's Wrong. Inter-Varsity Press, 1990.
Cook, ED. Living in The Kingdom.  Hodder Press, 1992.
Cook, ED. Patient's Choice. Hodder Press, 1993.