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

 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) from 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) from 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) from Loyola.
  Alexandria Lescher, D. Bioethics, has accepted a position as Clinical Ethics Fellow, Program in Medicine and Human Values, California Pacific Medical Center (Sutter Health), San Francisco, CA. She completed the Doctorate in Bioethics (2017) from Loyola.

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Recent Alumni Publications

Karama Neal. Not By Proxy: Arguments for Improving the Use of Race in Biomedical Research.  AJOB 2017; 17(9): 52-54.

Bean S, Shin P, Blair Henry, Cuthbertson BH. Second Medical Opinions in End-of-Life Disputes in Critical Care: An Ethics-Based Approach. Healthcare Quarterly 2017: 20 (2): 23-26.

Alyssa M. Burgart, Strickland J, Davis D, Baratz AB, Karkazis K, Lantos JD. Ethical Controversy About Hysterectomy for a Minor. Pediatrics 2017; 139(6).

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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