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


Patrick D. Herron, DBE, has been appointed Director, Bioethics Education, and promoted to Associate Professor at Albert Einstein College, New York. He completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2014) from Loyola.

Alexandria Lescher, DBE, will take on the position of Clinical Ethicist at Ohio Health, Columbus, OH, in August 2018. She completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2017) from Loyola.

Kelly Kent, MPH, DBE, has been selected as a fellow in the Cleveland Fellowship for Advanced Bioethics program at the Cleveland Clinic, and will begin the two-year term July 1, 2018. She completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2018) from Loyola.

Marybeth Pompei, MA, DPS, has been appointed Affiliate Professor, Northeastern University Bouve College of Health Sciences School of Nursng, and serves as Sr Vice President and Clinical Scientist, Exergen Corporation.  She completed her Masters in Bioethics and Healthcare Polic (2008) at Loyola.

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Recent Alumni Publications

Jason Higginson, Lange KR, Ransom H, Parker C, Ledoux M, Hester M, Lantos, JD.  When a Mother Changes Her Mind About a DNRPediatrics 2018; 142(2).

Alexandra P Lescher. The Revolving Door of Treatment Refusal. Ethical Times 53; 15(2): 1, 3.

Steven J. Squires, Philip Anderson. Chaplains, Pope Francis and the Health Encounter. Health Progress 2018; May-June: 62-4.

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Congratulations to our 2018 GRADUATES!

The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics proudly announces the graduates of 2018.


Doctorate Degree in Bioethics  

Jean Baric-Parker
Cynthia Coleman
Matthew Conaway
Jodie Futornick
Kelly Kent
Leslie Kuhnel
Carolyn LeCoque
Francine Lynch
Sarah Russe

Master of Arts in Bioethics       

Rafael Bloise
Carrie Fisher
Lourdes Flanagan
Lauren Haar
Alexandra Mitchell
Michael O'Connor
Jeanie Sauerland
Layne Subera
William Thompson
Amy Warner
Jennifer Van Swol









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