Our Alumni: 1997-1998

Penelope Allderdice, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. 

Jaroslaw Barwinsky, MD, is a distinguished retired cardiac surgeon. He is affiliated with the University of Manitoba, where he also received his medical degree in 1955. He became Professor of Surgery at the University of Manitoba in 1985 and was Head of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery from 1984-1989.

Kathleen Danielson, JD, PhD, Ethics Consultation. 

Frona Daskal, JD, was the Ethics Program Coordinator for Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County, and a faculty member of The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. She currently works with the Sinai Community Institute on Chicago’s West Side to provide programs for socially and economically disadvantaged preschool children and their families.

Gordon DuVal, SJD, has spent the past 20 years working in biomedical ethics and health law.  Dr. DuVal was a member of the University of Toronto’s Joint Centre for Bioethics and its Faculties of Medicine and Law.  He was also the bioethicist and research ethics adviser to a large psychiatric hospital and research centre in Toronto, and he worked at the NIH Department of Bioethics  Dr. DuVal is now a consultant focusing on ethical, legal and regulatory issues in health care and research.  He currently teaches health law and medical ethics at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and serves as Chair of the National Research Council of Canada Research Ethics Board (IRB).

Brock Eide, MD, MA, is an authority on dyslexia and learning differences. He and his wife Fernette together wrote The Dyslexic Advantage and The Mislabeled Child. They also co-founded the nonprofit organization Dyslexic Advantage. He is a graduate of the University of Washington Medical School, and has served as a consultant to the President's Council of Bioethics and as a visiting lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Education.

Theodore (Terry) Fleischer, JD, LLM, has been associated with the Bioethics Centre of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, since 1999.  He has served as its Deputy Director, Senior Lecturer in the Medical Faculty and in the Faculty of Law, as well as Associate Director of the International Research Ethics Network for Southern Africa (IRENSA), an NIH-funded research ethics training program serving sub-Saharan Africa. Fleischer was the Distinguished Lecturer in Bioethics at the Santa Clara University Law School in 2011. His research interests are resource allocation, the impact of HIV/AIDS on South Africa’s public health sector, and research ethics.

Alan Johnson, MD, received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Hoffman Estates, IL and is affiliated with hospitals including Sherman Hospital and St. Alexius Medical Center.

Krishna Kalyan-Raman, MD, is a neurologist in Peoria, IL.

Jill Morrison is a professor in General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Glasgow.

Nancy S. Collins, MD, is a fellowship trained board certified clinical neurophysiologist, epileptologist, sleep physician and clinical ethicist. She trained in Neurology with internationally acclaimed Dr. Fritz Dreifuss at the University of Virginia. Prior to her most recent academic post as Associate Professor of Neurology at Chicago Medical School, she Co-Chaired the large multihospital Indiana University Ethics Committee as well as the Indiana University Consultation Service. In 2008 she led “Disclosure of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) National Institutes of Health/National Institute Of Neurologic Disease and Stroke (NIH/NINDS)  workshop section and in June 2012, presented “Ethical Considerations Regarding Disclosure of SUDEP”  in the first Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy (PAME) conference in Evanston, Illinois.  She is a frequent contributor to Epilepsy.com.

Dr. Tieman graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker school of medicine in 1998, completing  the fellowship while on leave from the medical school in 1997-1998.  She completed residency at Mount Sinai Family Practice Residency of Chicago.  After residency, she was in private practice in Streator Illinois for 10 years, practicing full scope family medicine including maternity care and deliveries.  She sat on the ethics committee and provided ethics consults at St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator during my tenure there.  In 2011, she left private practice and became full time residency faculty at Research Family Medicine Residency in Kansas City, Missouri where she teaches the full scope of family medicine.  She's currently Associate Program Director in the residency, and clinic medical director at Goppert Trinity Family Care, their large residency based family practice center.  She also sit in the ethics committee at Research Medical Center.

Lisa Van Getson, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, DNP, spent 28 years as a nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner in cardiovascular surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She founded the Hermitage Farm Center for Healing, where she has developed a 6-12 week program in Holistic Stress Management. She focuses on integrating spirituality into healthcare and helping clients manage stress, grief, and anxiety.

Dorothy Wawrose, MD, was formerly a medical officer with the Food and Drug Administration. She now resides in Des Moines, Iowa.