Alumni of the Bioethics & Healthcare Mission Leadership Graduate Programs
at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

  Congratulations to the recent Loyola Bioethics students and alumni on achieving the American Society for Bioethics & Humanities (ASBH) Ethics Consultant certification (HEC-C):  Teresa Anderson, Jennifer Buehrer, Brenda Barnum, Cory Mitchell, David Nantais, Frank Placencia, Yuriko Ryan

See here for a complete list: HEC-C Students & Alum

Jay Oh, M.Div, D.Min, DBE, has accepted a 2-Year Medical Ethics Fellowship at Weill-Cornell Medicine, NY. He completed the Doctorate (2022) in Bioethics at Loyola.

Michael Miller, Jr, MA, is featured on the new CHA podcast Health Calls.  He completed the Masters in Bioethics (2015) and is currently enrolled in the Doctorate in Health Care Mission Leadership program at Loyola.


Kelly Curran, MD, MA, has accepted a position as Section Chief of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, AR. She completed the Masters in Bioethics (2008) at Loyola.

John Stys, DBE, RN, MS, CPHQ, has accepted the position of Program Director, Healthcare Administration, in the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health at Loyola University Chicago.  He completed the Doctorate (2021) in Bioethics at Loyola.

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Recent Alumni Publications

Brenda Barnum, Sabrina F. Derrington, Conflict Over Death by Neurologic Criteria: Caution, Consent, and Nursing Considerations. The American Journal of Bioethics 2023; 23(1): 88-90.

Roberta Downing, Della Rocca G, Pain in Pets: Beyond Physiology. Animals 2023; 13, 355.

Sarah Reddin. Flourishing Through Formation: Catholic Identity is Reinforced With Thoughtful ApproachesHealth Progress 2023; Winter: 33-36.  

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Congratulations to our 2022 GRADUATES!

The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics & Healthcare Leadership
proudly announces the graduates of 2022.

Doctorate Degree in Bioethics

Robin Downing
Donald Hoepfer
Lynnette Johnson
Colin Keeney
Lauren Marino
David Nantais
Jay Oh
Brenda Peconge
Michael Rezak
Yuriko Ryan
Megan Wanzo

Doctorate in Healthcare
Mission Leadership

Mary Cohen
William Hubbard
Sarah Reddin


Master of Arts in Bioethics       

Peter Capoyianes
Gabrielle Cavaliere
LaWonda Clark
Cara Connaugton
Kara Curry
Taylor Daum
Evan Firsick
Rayleen Giannotti
Julie Gill
Bridget Hempel
Lena Hillenburg
Jeremy Hoog
Vladyslava Kachkovska
Cullen Lilley
Kim Kistler
Bura Koroba
Trymore Magomana
Catherine O'Brien
Christen Soria
Carrie Torr

Master of Arts in Healthcare
Mission Leadership
Stephanie Greey
Mary Bulte
Michelle Miller-Schumacher

















Previous Graduates:   Graduates 2014; Graduates 2015; Graduates 2016; Graduates 2017; Graduates 2018Graduates 2019; Graduates 2020Graduates 2021