Alumni of the Bioethics Graduate Program
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):  Megan Bayrd, DO; Cynthia Coleman, MA, RN, DBE; Ryan Pferdehirt, MS, DBE (cand.); Caroline Lecoque, DBE; Ryan Pferdehirt, MS, DBE (cand.); Melinda Plumley, MA, DBE (cand.); Daniel Reirden, MD; Anne Margaret Shuham, DBE; Michael Sullivan, DBE, RN, FACHE

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Anthony Costrini, MD, MA, has been appointed the Bioethicist and Chairman of the Ethics Committee, St. Joseph's-Candler Healthcare system in Savannah, Georgia.  He completed the Master's in Bioethics (2016) at Loyola.  
Grace Stark, MA, has been named a recipient of the Robert Novak Alumni Fund Journalism Fellowship.  She completed her Master's in Bioethics (2017) at Loyola. 
Sarah Russe, DBE, has joined Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL, as a clinical ethicist. She joins two other ethicists at MMC to conduct clinical ethics consultations, develop and conduct educational programs for hospital staff and community members, provide education and policy development support to affiliate hospitals, and participates in ethics committees at Memorial Health System Hospitals.  She completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2018) at Loyola.
Carol Gerson, MD, DBE, FACS, FAAP, has accepted an adjunct appointment to the Department of Medical Ethics and Human Values, Tulane University, in addition to the position of Clinical Assistant Professorship at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. She completed both the Master's (2011) and Doctorate (2015) in Bioethics at Loyola. 

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Recent Alumni Publications

Donovan GK, Claudia SotomayorStrangers in a Strange Land: How Our Founding Principles and Bitter Pill Undo the Assimilation of US Catholics. The Linacre Quarterly 2019;

David Sine. How Should Gene Editing Be Managed by Risk Managers? AMA Journal of Ethics 2019; 21(12): E1059-64.

Pamela Payne. Including Pregnant Women in Clinical Research: Practical Guidance for Institutional Review Boards. Ethics & Human Research 2019; 41(6): 35-40.

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Congratulations to our 2019 GRADUATES!

The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics proudly announces the graduates of 2019.

Doctorate Degree in Bioethics  

Jillian Boerstler
Mary Donnelly
Gianna McMillan
Pamela Payne
Gina Santori

Master of Arts in Bioethics       

Michelle Armstrong
Ramesh Batra
Katy Bayless
Jennifer Discher
Laura Doyen
Lauren Draper
Donna Ewy
Mary Kelly
Christian Lowe
Ann McDonald
Rebecca McNeil
Teresa Morris
Jennifer Ramseyer
Wendy Smith
Kenneth Robert Smoot
Daniela Vargas












Previous Graduates:   Graduates 2014; Graduates 2015; Graduates 2016; Graduates 2017; Graduates 2018