Bioethics & Healthcare Mission Leadership Graduate Alumni
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

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Sarah Russe, DBE, has accepted the position of clinical ethicist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.  She completed the Master's (2012) and Doctorate in Bioethics (2018) at Loyola.

Jodie Futornick, DBE, MA, BCC, HEC-C, has accepted the position of Palliative Care Specialty Chaplain at Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WA.  She completed the Master's (2011) and Doctorate (2018) in Bioethics at Loyola.

Donald Carter, III, DBE, MBA, M.Div, has accepted the position of Assistant Professor in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at Mercer College of Medicine, Columbus, GA. He completed the Doctorate (2023) in Bioethics at Loyola.

Aloysius Ochasi, PhD, DBE, MA, has accepted the position of Associate Professor of Bioethics, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University.  He completed the Doctorate (2013) in Bioethics at Loyola.

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Recent Student/Alumni Publications

Deyneka I, Eva Regel. Soldiers of the Invisible Front: How Ukrainian Therapists Are Fighting for the Mental Health of the Nation Under Fire. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 2023; 13(3): 31-33.

Leone K, Cochran K Mermin-Bunnell K, Maya Roytman, Akerele O. 'Money' Should Not Be a Bad Word in Medical Education. Medpage Today Nov 2023.

Bridget McKinney. Addressing the Maternal Mental Health Crisis Through a Novel Tech-Enabled Peer-to-Peer Driven Perinatal Collaborative Care Model. Voices in Bioethics 2023: 9:

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Congratulations to our 2023 GRADUATES!

The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics & Healthcare Leadership
proudly announces the graduates of 2023.

Doctorate Degree in Bioethics

Lawrence Beaumont
Donald Carter, III
Stephanie Frilling
Shannon Glick
Robert Harrison
Andrew Jager
Kerri Kennedy
Bridget McKinney
Adrienne Novick
Patrick Okonkwo
Eileen Phillips
Stephen Sodeke
Gianna Strand
Stephanie Zylstra

Doctorate in Healthcare
Mission Leadership

Theresa Amihere Bervell
Rita McCloskey Payne
Amy Mullen
Andrew Santos
Esmeralda Strydom

Master of Arts in Bioethics       

Francis Asomkase
Sarah Bogolub
Barbara Crabbe
Noreen O'Shea
Kaitlyn Rewis
Awais Riaz
Danitza Velazquez
Edgar Yap


Master of Art in Healthcare
Mission Leadership
Keith Schaefer
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Previous Graduates:   Graduates 2014; Graduates 2015; Graduates 2016; Graduates 2017; Graduates 2018Graduates 2019; Graduates 2020Graduates 2021; Graduates 2022