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

David Sine, DBE, MA, CSP, ARM CPHRM, is the recipient of the 2017 William A. Nelson Award for Excellence in Health Care Ethics from VA National Center for Ethics in Health Care. He serves as the Chief Risk Officer in the Office of Quality, Safety, and Value at VA National Center for Patient Safety in Ann Arbor, MI.  He completed the Master's in Bioethics and Health Policy (2008) and the Doctorate in Bioethics (2013) at Loyola.
Claudia Sotomayor, MD, DBE, has accepted a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Integrated Ethics at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. She also serves as a Research Scholar, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA.  She completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2016) at Loyola.
 Keith M. Swetz, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC, has been named Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Palliative Care.  He completed the Master's in Bioethics and Health Policy (2012) at Loyola.
Blair Henry, D.Bioethics, has been appointed Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Associate Member , School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto.  He completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2016) at Loyola.

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Recent Alumni Publications

Alyssa M Burgart, Magnus D, Tabor HK, et al. Ethical Challenges Confronted When Providing Nusinersen Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. JAMA 2017; doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.4409.

Grace E Stark. Catholic Social Teaching and America's Suboptimal Breastfeeding Rate: Where Faith and Policy Should Meet to Combat Injustice. The Linacre Quarterly 2017: doi: 10.1080/00243639.2017.1384268.

David M Sine. Where Should Patient Safety Be Installed? Journal of Healthcare Risk Management 2017; doi: 10.1002/jhm.21285.

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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