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Bioethics Program Faculty

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer  

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., is a professor of radiation medicine and of pediatrics, chancellor and chief executive officer of New York Medical College, as well as provost for biomedical affairs for Touro University. 

Dr. Halperin is a pediatric radiation oncologist and has an M.D. from Yale University and a M.A. from The Graduate School of Duke University. Dr. Halperin teaches the required first-year medical school course on the history of medicine and has published on the history of medicine and medical ethics in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Lancet Oncology, Academic Medicine, The Pharos, American Journal of Medical Sciences, American Surgeon, and the Southern Medical Journal. Read Dr. Halperin's biography.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE - Pediatric Radiation Oncology, History of Medicine and Medical Ethics

 John Loike, Ph.D.

John Loike  

John Loike, Ph.D., professor of biology at Touro University's Lander College of Arts & Sciences, joined Touro in the Fall of 2017 after serving as the co-director for graduate studies in the Department of Physiology Cellular Biophysics and director of special programs in the Center for Bioethics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. In January 2021, Dr. Loike was named as the interim director of both the Master of Science Degree and the Graduate Certificate Program in Bioethics.

Dr. Loike's biomedical research focuses on how human white blood cells combat infections and cancer. Dr. Loike lectures internationally on emerging topics in bioethics, organizes international conferences and has over 150 papers and abstracts published in the areas of immunology, cancer and bioethics.

He has published many groundbreaking articles on bioethics and specifically deals with bioethics from a Jewish perspective. Dr. Loike has a Ph.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Read Dr. Loike's biography

AREAS OF EXPERTISE - Bioethics, Jewish medical ethics