Our Alumni: 2009-2010

Emily Bellavance, MD., Surgical Oncology. 

David Brush, MD is a physician in the Permanente Medical Group specializing in critical care medicine and pulmonary diseases. He was a pulmonary and critical care fellow at the University of Chicago. His two-year fellowship program leads to a Master’s degree in Public Policy.

Linda Butterfield, MD., Ophthalmology. 

Erica Carlisle is currently finishing her final year of general surgery residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals.  She is planning to stay at U of C for Pediatric Surgery Fellowship and hopes  to pursue further research in ethical issues related to pediatric surgery.

Amrita Dirghangi, JD, recieved her JD from Loyokla University Chicago School of Law with a focus in Health Law. 

Alberto Ferreres, MD, JD, PhD, MPH, is Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Buenos Aires.

Hillel Gray, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University.  Dr. Gray recently received his doctorate from the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Robert Marseilles, MD, JD, Psychatry.

Irene Martinez, MD, is a general internist at Cook County Hospital and a Co-Founder of the Marjorie Kovler Center, a program of Heartland Alliance.  The Marjorie Kovler Center helps survivors of torture overcome trauma and begin a life without fear through medical, mental health, emergency, and a wide range of other support services. Dr. Martinez is an expert in forensic documentation of torture, wellness and human rights advocate.

Kelly Michelson, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Buehler Center on Aging, Health & Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Attending Physician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in the division of pediatric critical care medicine. Her research focuses on decision making and communication in the pediatric intensive care unit and for patients with critical and life-limiting illnesses.

Since the MacLean fellowship, Winston Mina, MD, has left the Jesuits, searched for warmer climes,  and has returned to full time clinical medicine practice. He is currently a staff physician with the VA – San Diego Health Care System and an associate clinical professor in the Division of Geriatrics of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.

Erin Rowell MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and an Attending Pediatric Surgeon at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  She has academic interests in surgical education and surgical ethics, particularly in the areas of prenatal surgical consultation and maternal-fetal medicine.

Milda Saunders, MD, MPH is a hospitalist-researcher and the living donor advocate physician for the University of Chicago Medical Center.  Her work focuses on racial disparities in quality of care and outcomes for patients with kidney disease.

Mindy Statter, MD is an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an Attending Surgeon at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She was recently appointed Director of the General Surgery Residency Program.

Preya is currently a bioethicist in the Donnelley Ethics Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. She is engaged in counseling health care professionals on issues in clinical medical ethics in a rehabilitation hospital setting. She also has experience teaching negotiation and mediation techniques for clinical medical ethicists. She has taught Ethics and Legal Issues in Health Informatics at UIC and has worked for Abbott Labs as well as the law firm of Sidley & Austin LLP.

Eric Weil, MD, Pediatrics. 

Elizabeth White Dietz, JD, Associate. 

John Yoon, MD is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago (General Internist).  He is on the faculty of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.