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Bander Center Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Jason Keune

Jason D. Keune, M.D., MBA, FACS
Executive Director

Jason Keune is a minimally invasive and gastrointestinal surgeon who focuses on bioethics with an emphasis on epistemology, social justice, and surgical practice. 


Mikulec

Anthony A. Mikulec, M.D., MBA, FACS
Director of Faculty

Anthony Mikulec is an ear surgeon with an interest in ethics at the intersection of business and medicine.


Mathews

Katherine J. Mathews, M.D., MPH, MBA
Director of Education

Katherine  Mathews is an ob/gyn physician with a background in health equity, public health, and healthcare administration who is developing a new medical student curriculum in Medical Business Ethics.


Staff

Rick Roth
Director of Innovation

Rick Roth is a strategy leader at GlobalSTL who is interested in strategic planning that creates knowledge maps, educational forums, and certification for both the global business community and healthcare leaders.

Dempsey

Kirsten Dempsey
Graduate Assistant

Kirsten Dempsey is a Saint Louis University Ph.D. student in Theology and Health Care Ethics, works in Mission and Ethics with SSM Health, and has worked in project management and finance in the health care technology and financial industries.


Executive Board

Philip O. Alderson, M.D.
Professor
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Steven J. Bander, M.D.
Medical Director, Vascular Access Center
St. Luke's Hospital

Harold Braswell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Care Ethics
Saint Louis University

Michael J. Costello, J.D., LLM
Associate Teaching Professor
University of Missouri St. Louis

James DuBois, Ph.D., DS.c.
Steven J. Bander Professor of Medical Ethics and Professionalism
Director, Center for Clinical and Research Ethics
Washington University School of Medicine

Jason D. Keune, M.D., MBA, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery and Health Care Ethics
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Katherine Mathews, M.D., MBA
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Anthony A. Mikulec, M.D., MBA, FACS
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Chief, Otology and Neurotology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Previous Fellow, Bander Center

Dan O’Brien, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Ethics, Discernment and Church Relations
Ascension Health

Elizabeth Pendo, J.D.
Joseph J. Simeone Professor of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law