Life Affirming Choices

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Steven Bozza, M.A. is the Director of the Office for Life and Family for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Moral Theology at Immaculata University, Immaculata Pennsylvania. He served as an editor, freelance writer and media contact for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Department of Pro Life Activities for issues related to Artificial Reproductive Technologies. He has spoken and written extensively on infertility and marriage and sexuality.

Mr. Bozza received his M.A. in Moral Theology from St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood Pennsylvania. He is currently studying for his Licentiate and Ph.D. in Bioethics at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome.

 

John Corrigan, M.Phil. is an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and Theology, Immaculata University, Immaculata Pennsylvania. He has written a critique of Capitalism based on Laborem Exercens, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis and Centesimus Annus 

Mr. Corrigan is currently studying for his Ph.D. Student in philosophy at the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein.  His doctoral dissertation is On the Idea of Human Culture as found in Karol Wojtyla. 

 

Peter Colosi, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Moral Theology, St. Charles Seminary, Overbrook Pennsylvania. He taught for nine years for Franciscan University of Steubenville at their program in Gaming, Austria as assistant professor of philosophy.

Dr. Colosi received his PhD from the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein.

John DiCamillo, B.E.L. is an Ethicist, National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the NCBC, he was a freelance Italian translator and interpreter in health care, bioethics and theology and contributed to the translation and editing of a major Vatican work on bioethics, Personalist Bioethics, which is scheduled for publication in 2012

Mr. DiCamillo received his Licentiate Degree in Bioethics from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome at which he is a Doctoral Candidate.

 

Adam Dickerson, M.A the Secretary to the Metropolitan Tribunal, Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Adjunct Professor of Theology, Immaculata University, Immaculata Pennsylvania.

Mr. Dickerson received his M.A. in Moral Theology from St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood Pennsylvania. He is currently studying for his J.C.L. at the School of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America, Washington DC

 

Ed Lis, Director of Catholic Human Services, Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

 

June Matwijec, M.A. is the founder of icatholicacademy which serves to educate the laity about the Catholic Faith by offering on line courses and teaches for the Church Ministry Institutes at St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood Pennsylvania. She is an Adjunct Professor of Theology and Biomedical Ethics, Immaculata University, Immaculata Pennsylvania.

Ms. Matwijec received her M.A. in Phycology from La Salle University and her M.A. in Theology from St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood Pennsylvania.

 

Rita McDowel, M.A. is an Adjunct Professor of Theology and Biomedical Ethics, Immaculata University, Immaculata Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Board for Religious Education in the Diocese of Wilmington Delaware and serves on the Ethics Committee of St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington Delaware.

Ms. McDowel received her M.A. in Moral Theology from St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood Pennsylvania.

 

Frank McNesby, M.D. is a pediatrician, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children at The Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Philadelphia Pennsylvania and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Catholic Medical Student Advisory Committee for the National Catholic Medical Association and serves as a coordinator for the Catholic Medical Student Outreach, Philadelphia Guild of the Catholic Medical Association.

 Dr. McNesby received his Doctor of Medicine from Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

John Travaline, M.D. is a Pulmonologist and Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Temple Research Review Committee of the Institutional Review Board, and the National Catholic Bioethics Center. He currently serves as the Executive Editor for the Linacre Quarterly, the official publication of the Catholic Medical Association.

Dr Travaline received his Doctor of Medicine from Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Rev. Dennis Weber, SdC, M. Div., is the Director of Mission Identity and Integration for the Developmental Programs Division of Catholic Social Services, Administrator of Don Guanella Village and the Cardinal Krol Center, Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Fr. Weber received is M.Div. in Moral Theology from St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood Pennsylvania.

 

Rev. Dennis Wilde, OSA, Ph.D,  the Associate Director and International Speaker, Priests for Life. In the past 14 years he has spoken on Respect Life issues at more than 750 venues around the USA, Canada, Mexico, Malta, Rome and the Netherlands.

Fr. Wilde received his Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Music from Catholic University of America

 

William Williams, M.D. is the Vice President of Exploratory Development for Incyet Corporation. He is board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine and is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaHe is also the past-president the editor in chief of The Linacre Quarterly, the official journal of the Catholic Medical Association.

Dr. Williams received his Doctor of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts.