Saint Louis University

Graduate Assistants & Fellows


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Shahram Ahmadi Nasab Emran

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • MD; Guilan University of Medical Sciences
  • MA, Ancient Languages and Culture; University of Tehran
  • MA, Theology, Ethics and Culture; University of Virginia

Research Interests: Virtue Epistemology, Philosophy of Medicine, Virtue Ethics, Metaethics

 


 

Lauren Baker

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Philosophy; Saint Louis University

Research Interests: Queer Bioethics, Narrative Medicine, Catholic Moral Tradition, Vulnerable Populations

 


 

Rachelle Barina

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • MTS; Vanderbilt
  • BA; St. Norbert College

Research Interests: Clinical Ethics, Catholic Health Care, Organ Transplantation, Reproductive Ethics, Death and Dying

 


 

Kathrine Bendtsen

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, International Business and Marketing; Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College
  • BS, Biology; New Jersey City University
  • MA, Health Care Ethics; St. Joseph's University
  • Post-Graduate Certificate, Health Administration; St. Joseph's University

Research Interests: Sexual Health Ethics, Reproductive Health Ethics, Neuroethics, Death and Dying

 


 

Gina M. Fullam

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BS, Political Science and Philosophy; The University of Scranton

Research Interests: Catholic Moral Tradition, Faith and Reason, Sexual and Reproductive Ethics

 


 

Boaz Goss

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Philosophy; Azusa Pacific University

Research Interests: Medical Humanities, Platonic/Scholastic Metaphysics, Nietzche/Girard, Biopolitics

 


 

Nathaniel Hibner

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Theology/Political Science; Boston College
  • MTS, Moral Theology; Boston College School of Theology and Ministry

Research Interests: Catholic Moral Tradition, Catholic Healthcare Mission, Virtue Ethics, Health Care System Ethics


 

Amanda Hine

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Humanities; University of San Diego
  • MA, Bioethics; Loyola Marymount University

Research Interests: Secular Bioethics, Moral Epistemology, Death and Dying

 


 

E. Ann Jeschke

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BSLA, German and Theology; Georgetown University
  • MTS, Hebrew Scripture; Harvard University

Research Interests: Theological Anthropology, Reproductive Ethics, and Catholic Moral Tradition

 


 

Kayla M. Kostelecky

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, International Studies, University of Denver
  • JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Research Interests: Research Ethics, Genetic and Reproductive Ethics, Neuroethics

 


 

Joseph Norris

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Theology and Philosophy; St. Ambrose University
  • MA, Theology; Aquinas Institute of Theology

Research Interests: Clinical Ethics, Organizational Ethics, Catholic Health Care, End of Life Care and Decision Making, Death and Dying

 


 

Heidi Fisher Pieroni

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Art History; University of Pennsylvania
  • Certificate, Women's Studies; University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests: Medical Humanities, Gender Studies, The Role of Images in Health Care

 


 

Kathryn E. Raliski

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Political Science; University of Notre Dame
  • MA, Bioethics; Wake Forest University

Research Interests: Narrative Medicine, Relationships, and the Proper Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Health Care

 


 

Jessica D. Roach

Graduate Assistant, Ascension

  • BA, Theology and Philosophy; Quincy University
  • MA, Moral Theology; Aquinas Institute of Theology

Research Interests: Clinical Ethics, Catholic Health Care, Catholic Moral Tradition

 


 

Devan J. Stahl

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • MDiv; Vanderbilt Divinity School
  • BA; University of Virginia

Research Interests: Theology, Disability Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies

 


 

Bradley Steven Olsen Thornock

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • M.P.H. Health Behavior and Education/Public Health Genetics; University of Michigan
  • B.S. Biological and Health Psychology; Brigham Young University

Research Interests: Physician-Patient Communication, Medical Humanities, Public Health Ethics, Genetic/ Reproductive Technologies Ethics

 


 

Emily K. Trancik

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BS, Biology; Villanova University

Research Interests: Health Care System Ethics, Public Health Ethics, and Catholic Moral Tradition

 


 

Meghan Vasher

Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Care Ethics

  • BA, Political Science; Saint Louis University
  • JD; Saint Louis University School of Law
  • LLM, Health Care Law; Saint Louis University School of Law

Research Interests: Law and Bioethics


 

Tyler Zahrli

Graduate Assistant, Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics

  • BA, Theological Studies; Saint Louis University
  • BA, Biology; Saint Louis University

Research Interests: Comparative Ethics, Clinical Ethics, Philosophy of Medicine, End of Life Care, Professional Decision-making


 

 

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