Our Alumni: 2003-2004

Lisa Anderson-Shaw, DrPH, MA, MSN, is the Director of the Clinical Ethics Consult Service at the University of Illinois Medical Center (UIMC) in Chicago.  She currently serves as co-chair of the UIMC Ethics Committee and is a member of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Institutional Review Board # 1. She is an assistant clinical professor at the UIC Colleges of Medicine and Nursing.

Angela Bradbury, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, an Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania, and a Full Member of the Abramson Cancer Center, Cancer Control research program.

Dr. Curlin is a palliative medicine physician and Co-Director of the Program on Medicine and Religion at the University of Chicago. He conducts empirical research and addresses ethical questions at the intersection of medicine, ethics, and religion. He is currently a faculty member at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.

Jonathan Fanaroff, MD, JD, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Director of the Rainbow Center for Pediatric Ethics as well as Co-Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH.

Jinger G. Hoop, MD, MFA is Visiting associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Research Ethics Consultation Service at University of Illinois Chicago.

Jessica Jerome is a medical anthropologist (PhD University of Chicago 2003, Department of Anthropology), and taught at St. John's College, Santa Fe from 2004-2011. She currently teaches at DePaul University in the Department of Health Sciences. Her research interests include health care rights and urban health inequalities in Brazil and the United States.

Meenakshi Kumar, MD, completed a fellowship in the Palliative Medicine Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician and has been practicing functional medicine for over 5 years.

Hilary Leeds, JD, is a Program Analyst in the Office of Science and Technology at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, one of the Institutes of the National Institutes of Health.

Margaret (Gretchen) Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery and the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin Medical School.  Her research focuses on end-of-life issues for surgical patients, specifically the contractual stance that surgeons take postoperatively about life supporting treatments which she has coined, "surgical buy-in."

Priscilla Short, MD. 

Alex Stelzner, MD, is a pediatrician in Albuquerque, NM. He received his medical degree at Oregon Health and Science University and completed his residency at the University of Chicago. He is affiliated with the Young Children's Health Center at the University of New Mexico Hospitals.

Patrice Tadel, RN, MSN, is a Clinical Ethicist and National Patient Care Administrator at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care in Chicago, IL.

Judith Wolicki, Chaplain. 

Reza Yassari, MD, is an Instructor of Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.