People

The foundation of the Consortium Ethics Program is nationally recognized teaching faculty drawn from the Center for Bioethics & Health Law as well as institutions of the Pittsburgh Area Bioethics Partnership, UPMC, and Allegheny Health Network.

Robert Arnold, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics
University of Pittsburgh

Valarie Blake, JD, MA

Associate Professor of Law
West Virginia University

Bruce Bryce, MDiv, DMin

Pastor (retired)
Private Consultant

Jared Chiarchiaro, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Michael J. Deem, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Center for Health Care Ethics
Duquesne University

Gregory Dober, MA

Healthcare Ethics Advocate
Private Practice

Justin Engleka, MSN, CRNP, MBA, ACHPN

Hospice and Palliative Care Manager
AHN Network, Allegheny General Hospital

Steven Farrelly-Jackson, PhD

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Allegheny College

Maryanne Fello, RN, BSN, MEd

Teaching Faculty
Consortium Ethics Program

Gary Fischer, MD

Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Peter D. Giglione, Esq.

Attorney
Massa Law Group, PC
Adjunct Professor of Law
Duquesne University

Daniel E. Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc

Assistant Professor of Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside

Randy Hebert, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer
Allegheny Health Care HealthcareatHome 

David Korman, JD

Program Manager, Special Projects
Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

Martha Mannix, JD

Clinical Associate Professor of Law
University of Pittsburgh

Cynthia McCarthy, DHCE, MA

Adjunct Faculty
University of Pittsburgh

Kate A. Molchan, JD, MA

Duquesne University

John J. Rief, PhD

Assistant Professor
Duquesne University

Valerie Satkoske, MSW, PhD

Director of Ethics
Wheeling Hospital

Denise Stahl, RN, MSN, ACHPN

Chief Clinical Officer
Optum Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

Sarah Stockey, DHCE

Clinical Ethics Fellow/Supervisor
Duquesne University

Andrew Thurston, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Chaton T. Turner, Esq.

Associate Counsel, UPMC
Adjunct Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Amy VanDyke, MSW, LSW, PhD

Vice President, System-Wide Ethics
Mount Carmel Health System, Columbus, OH

Mark R. Wicclair, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

John Welch, MDiv, PhD

Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary