Catholic Medical Ethics

Monday, Apr 13, 2009 - 7pm ET

Dr. John Brehany received a Ph.D. in Health Care Ethics from Saint Louis University in 2003, a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family in Washington, D.C. in 1991, and a M.A. in Philosophy from University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas in 1987.  He received his undergraduate education at the University of San Francisco, graduating with majors in philosophy and theology, in 1983. 

He served for over eight years as executive director of the Catholic Medical Association. He has done a great deal of public speaking on issues ranging from assisted suicide to stem cell research. 

Dr. Brehany and his wife Marybeth are the proud parents of seven children.

Life Issues, Medical Choices: Questions And Answers For Catholics
"Medical and technological advances over the last decades have left millions of Catholics grappling with tough issues. Life Issues, Medical Choices not only provides answers to many questions troubling Catholics, it also supplies fundamental principles of Catholic thought to help readers arrive at morally sound decisions in those areas that have yet to be settled."