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Bander Center Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Jason Keune

Jason D. Keune, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.
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. 


Katherine Mathews

Katherine J. Mathews, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Director of Education

Katherine  Mathews is an OB/GYN physician with a background in health equity, public health, and health care administration who is developing a new medical student curriculum in medical business ethics.


Staff

Valerie De Wandel

Valerie De Wandel, J.D.
Graduate Assistant

Valerie De Wandel is a Saint Louis University J.D/Ph.D student currently finishing her Ph.D. in Health Care Ethics. In law school, she served as a lead editor of the Saint Louis University Journal for Health Law and Policy and legal intern. She is a licensed attorney in the state of Missouri. Her passion resides in bioethics, with her research interests focus on the overlap between law and bioethics, with a primary focus of psychiatric patient rights and care.


human capital and business process strategist with expertise in designing and implementing strategies for global technology based companies; this included a global plan for organization change management

Berta L Meyer, M.S. 
Event Planning and Communications

Berta Meyer is a human capital and business process strategist with expertise in designing and implementing strategies for global technology based companies; by providing plans to address organizational change management.


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.
Associate Professor of Health Care Ethics
Saint Louis University

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

Li Ern Chen, M.D., M.S.C.S., F.A.C.S.
Chief, Hospital and Community Care
ChenMed

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
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

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

Richard Roth
Strategy Leader 

John Paul Slosar, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Healthcare Ethics
Ascension Health