Alumni of the Bioethics & Healthcare 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):  L. Elizabeth Armstrong, Susan Belanger, Penny Charrance, Laurel Clark, Salvador Cruz Flores, Heidi Funke, Chelsey Patten, Sarah Russe, Mark Tan Kian Min, Theresa Treboal, Megan Wanzo

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Jeannette Martin, MBE, DBE, HEC-C, LCSW, has accepted the position of Director of Bioethics at Kaiser Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.  She completed the Master's (2017) and Doctorate (2019) in Bioethics at Loyola.
Brenda Barnum, MA, BSN, RNC-NIC, has accepted the position of Clinical Ethicist at the new Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles.  She completed the Master's (2010) in Bioethics at Loyola.
Kindra Cooper, JD, MPA, MA, CIP, has accepted the position of IRB Director at Creighton University in Omaha, NE. She completed the Master's (2018) in Bioethics at Loyola. 
Gianna McMillan, DBE, has been named Acting Director for the Graduate Program at the Bioethics Institute, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.  She completed the Doctorate (2016) in Bioethics at Loyola. 

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Recent Alumni Publications

Neal P. Christiansen, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score Grouping Should Not Be the Primary Determinant of Allocation of Ventilators During a Pandemic. Journal of Clinical Ethics 2021; 32(3).

Laura Madigan-McCownWithholding the Heimlich Maneuver: Ethical ConsiderationsJournal of Clinical Ethics 2021; 23(3).

Adrienne Feller Novick. My Mother Will Dance Again: Through the Lens of a Medical Ethicist. Family Medicine 2021; 53(8): 717-8.

Kindra Cooper, Fedewa J. Electronic Informed Consent. In: Institution Review Board Management and Function, 3rd ed.  PRIM&R, Chapter 6-6, pp 301-315: 2021.

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Congratulations to our 2021 GRADUATES!

The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics proudly announces the graduates of 2021.

Doctorate Degree in Bioethics  

Sonya Castro
Neal Christiansen
Colin Eversmann
Alicia Gianaris
Laura McCown
Ryan Mullen
Melinda Plumley
Ashley Stephens
John Stys
Gregory Webster

Master of Arts in Healthcare
Mission Leadership
Susan Belanger

Master of Arts in Bioethics       

Barak Bar
Thomas Batiuk
Nicole Beckley
Amanda Bush
Francesca Camacho
Matthew Cote
Michal Dujakovich
E. Yitzchak Falk
Deborah Fletcher
David Fort
Mario Guerreiro
John Halstead
Donna Kennedy-Williams
Chistianna Kreiss
Karen Lieberman
Catherine Lynn
Robert Morgan
Kristen Jo Nivling
Lea Ratliff
Kathryn Stromsland
Justin Thomson















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