Our Alumni: 2005-2006

Liliana Kalogjera Barry, JD, is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Staff Attorney in the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Office of Regional Counsel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Jennifer Colleton, MD, Pediatrics. 

Melinda Gordon, MD, was a MacLean Center Clinical Ethics Fellow from 2006-2007 and a Hematology/Oncology Fellow at the University of Chicago until her death in October 2007.

Gary Harding, MD, FRCPC, is Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and Bioethicist at The University of Manitoba.

Donna Lemmenes, MSN, APN, CPNP, Clinical Specialist. 

Carmen Mejia-Carvajal, MD, Pediatrics.

Maurice Pickard, MD, General Internist. 

Rani Rao, MD, is a Geriatrician in the Loyola Health System with diverse responsibilites including outpatient and nursing home parctice and teaching. Rani received her combined undergraduate and medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in Osmania University in Hyderbad, India. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at St. Joseph Healthcare Centers & Hospital and a pediatrics internship at Cook County Hospital. Rani's clinical medical interests are in regard to empowering patients with dementia to participate in decision making. 

KImberly Reese, MSN, RN, FNP, Teaching Associate, department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, UIC. 

Amy Schiegelone, PhD, LCSW, University of Chicago School of Social Administration and Psychotherapist. 

Mary Simmerling, PhD, is Assistant Dean of Research Integrity and Assistant Professor of Public Health at Cornell University’s Weill Medical College.

Kirsten Smolensky, JD, is Associate Professor of Law at The University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law.

Gayle Spill Ephraim, MD, Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University. 

Debra Stulberg, MD, is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Primary Appointment) and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Section of Family Planning & Contraception Research, and is faculty of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Alexia Torke, MD, MS is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, and a Research Scientist with the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute.  Dr. Torke is also the Fellowship Director at the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics.

Kristen Walter, MD, is a member of Chest Medicine Consultants and is Associate Medical Director of the critical care unit at Saint Joseph Hospital.

Amy Weiss Levingston, MD, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Special Care Nursery.