Our Alumni: 1990-1991

Eugene Bereza is a physician and bioethicist with a background in biology, literature, music therapy, and palliative care. He studied medicine and completed his residency in family medicine at McGill University. Dr. Bereza is currently Director of the Biomedical Ethics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, as well as the Neuroethics Program at the Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute where he is also Chair of the MUHC Neurosciences REB. Dr. Bereza's expertise includes residency teaching, faculty development, and clinical and research ethics consultation. Over the last 20 years, he has been formally consulted on more than 2,000 cases. In 2010, he was the recipient of the Canadian Medical Association’s Dr. William Marsden Award in Medical Ethics. 

Dr. Annette Dula received her Doctorate of Education from Harvard University in 1987. She has experience teaching in a variety of environments, including the US Virgin Islands and New York City. She has been published in over 25 ethics-related works and has presented at approximately 100 conferences and other forums. She is coeditor of It Just Ain't Fair: The Ethics of Healthcare for African-Americans

Dr. Kenneth V. Iserson is Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine and former head of the Arizona Bioethics Program/Committee (25 years) at The University of Arizona. Now limiting his medical practice to global and disaster medicine, in the past few years, he has practiced or taught on all seven continents. The author of hundreds of professional publications and 12 books, his forthcoming book is The Global Healthcare Volunteer’s Handbook: What You Need To Know Before You Go.

Dr. Primeau is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences and Director of the Clinical Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Laval University. He serves as Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry and member of the Research Ethics Committee at Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis Hospital.Previously, Dr. Primeau was invited to be an International Visiting Scholar at the Hastings Center, and was an Assistant Professor and Geriatric Psychiatrist at McGill University. In 2011, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognized Dr. Primeau as Founder of Geriatric Psychiatry and appointed as a member of the Exam Board for this subspecialty. In 2012, Dr. Primeau was named a Fellow of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, in particular for his work in ethics. Dr. Primeau graduated magna cum laude, from the University of Louvain with a B.A. in Philosophy and received a Certificate in Theology at Laval University. In 2012, he was ordained a permanent deacon by the Archbishop of Quebec City.

Marion Secundy, PhD, was Professor and Director of the Bioethics Program at Howard University Medical School and was appointed by President Clinton as the Founding Director of the Tuskegee Program on Research Ethics.  She was Professor Emeritus at Howard University, where she directed the Program in Clinical Ethics at the College of Medicine and the Health Sciences Center. She authored several books, most notably Trials, Tribulations, and Celebrations: African-American Perspectives on Health, Illness, Aging, and Loss and Bioethics Research Concerns & Directions For African Americans.

Bruce D. White, DO, JD is a board-certified pediatrician, a pharmacist, and an attorney. Since January 2010, he has served as Director of the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College. Dr. White is professor of pediatrics and holds the John A. Balint, MD, Chair of Medical Ethics in the College. Dr. White holds pharmacy and law degrees from the University of Tennessee and a doctor of osteopathic medicine from North Texas State University. He completed a pediatrics residency at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, KY, and also received his Master of Science in Bioethics from Albany Medical College.

September Williams MD is a physician, clinical medical ethicist, writer and filmmaker. She works as an independent bioethics consultant clinically and in bioethics relevant screen narrative through Ninth Month Consults: A Bioethics Consulting Practice and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.