1998 - Kayhan Parsi, JD, PhD

Kayha Parsi, JD, PhDAdvisor: 

William J. Winslade, J.D., Ph.D.

Dissertation Title:

Metaphorical Imagination: The Legal and Moral Status of Embryos and Fetuses in Four Common Law Countries

Current Position and Address:

Professor of Bioethics & Health Policy
Director, Graduate Program in Bioethics
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Health Sciences Division
Loyola University of Chicago
2160 S. First Ave.
Maywood, IL 60153
phone: (708) 327-9214
fax: (708) 327-9209
email: kparsi@lumc.edu

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

1997 - James E. Beall, II Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

DISSERTATION COMMITTEE MEMBERS

William J. Winslade, Ph.D., J.D., Ph.D.
David K. Rassin, Ph.D.
John A. Robertson, J.D.
Harold Y. Vanderpool, Ph.D., Th.M.
Chester R. Burns, M.D., Ph.D.

NEWS ITEM (April 3, 2013)

We are pleased to share with you the news that Kayhan Parsi, J.D., Ph.D. was recently promoted from associate to full professor of bioethics at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. 

Kayhan is in his 12th year at Loyola University-Chicago where he directs the graduate program in bioethics at the Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics.  He has published in a variety of areas and has interests in clinical ethics, medical ethics education, professionalism and professional ethics, global health and justice, media and bioethics, and the history of medicine and bioethics.   He was elected in 2009 to a 3-year term to the Board of Directors of ASBH.  In 2009, he was invited to serve as a book review editor for the American Journal of Bioethics (AJOB). In 2012, he was invited to serve as an associate editor for AJOB. 

His most recent publications include the following:

  1. Kayhan Parsi, Hossa N. Complex Discharges and Undocumented Patients: Growing Ethical Concerns. The Journal of Clinical Ethics 2012; 23(4): 299-307.
  2. Kayhan Parsi, Nanette Elster. Growing Up With Autism: Challenges and Opportunities of Parenting Young Adult Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 2012; 2(3): 207-11.
  3. Stoltenberg M, Rumas N, Kayhan Parsi. Global Health and Service Learning: Lessons Learned at US Medical School. Medical Education Online 2012, 17: 18848.
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