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Successful Dissertation Defenses

Congratulations to our successful candidates



Lianne Glaus
  successfully defended her DHCE project, "Ethical Justification of the Practice of Palliative Sedation as Part of a Continuum of Palliative Care" on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Lianne will graduate in December 2014.


Josie Badger successfully defended her doctoral project "A Requirement of Justice: A Consistent Approach to Healthcare for Elders and Adolescents with Chronic Needs" on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Josie graduated in May 2014.

Josie was featured in these two stories: "The sky is the limit for Josie Badger" in the Ellwood City Ledger, and "A Story of Overcoming the Odds" on the Blog of Duquesne's School of Liberal Arts.


Kathy Gennuso successfully defended her doctoral project "Reexamining the obligation for patient advocacy in healthcare facilities" on Thursday, February 27, 2014. Kathy graduated in May 2014.


McKinley after the defenseErin McKinley successfully defended her doctoral project "Enhancing the Model of Constrained Parental Autonomy Regarding Decision-Making for Minors" on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Erin graduated in December 2013.


Jessica with her Dog

Jessica Minor successfully defended her dissertation "A Revised Model for Informed Consent in Predictive Genetic Testing" on Thursday, October 10, 2013. Jessica graduated in December 2013.

 


Fr. Peter after the successful defenceFr. Peter Osuji successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, THE CONTRIBUTION OF AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE FOR A MODEL OF RELATIONAL AUTONOMY IN INFORMED CONSENT on Tuesday, March 19th and graduated May, 2013.

 

 

 

 


Amy after the successful defenceAmy VanDyke successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, An Ethical Justification of Weight Loss Surgery, on Tuesday, March 19th and graduated May, 2013.

 

 

 

 


Fr. John Mary after his successful defenceFr. John Mary Mooka Kamweri successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, THE ETHICAL BALANCE BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND POPULATION HEALTH INTERESTS TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE PANDEMICS AND EPIDEMICS, on February 28th and graduated May, 2013.

 

 

 

 


Kathy after the successful defence

Kathryn E. Wilt, MSN, RN successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, Simulation-Based Learning in Healthcare Ethics Education on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 and graduated December 2012.

 

 

 

 


 Fr. Leonard Chuwa, A.J., M.A. successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, Interpreting the Cluture of Ubuntu:  The Contribution of a Representative Indigenous Africa Ethics to Global Bioethics on September 13, 2012 and graduated December, 2012.

 

 

 

 


Sr. Thea Krause, CSFN successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, The Ethical Significance of the Virtuous Organization Inspired by Catholic Mission for the Delivery of Health Care on April 19, 2012 and graduated December, 2012.