Heather Fitzgerald, MS, RN
Clinical Nurse Ethicist, Children's Hospital


Areas of Interest:  Ethics consultation and mediation, shared decision making in pediatrics, interdisciplinary teamwork and professionalism, nursing advocacy and moral agency

Greg Smith, JD, MH, MA, DBE​ 

Special Counsel, Caplan and Earnest  

Adjunct/Affiliate Faculty at DU, Regis U and Loyola U (Chicago)


Areas of Interest:  End of Life, Catholic Moral Theology, Health Policy

Molly Hoffman, JD - Secretary
Associate Attorney, Dickinson, Prud'Homme & Adams, LLP


Areas of Interest: Patient safety, assisting unrepresented patients, palliative care, case management

Jamie Beachy, MDiv, PhD - President
Spiritual Care Educator (ACPE), Health and Wellbeing Consultant, Wisdom Tree Medicine

Areas of Interest:  Self Compassion, organizational spirituality and ethics, interreligious care, provider resilience,  palliative care

Denise  Shannon, RN

Advisor to the Board 
Student, Iliff School of Theology


Areas of Interest:  End of Life Issues, Advanced Directives, Revitalization of Ethics Committees, Ethics Training

Casey Frank, JD, MPH

Senior Lecturer, Forensic Psychiatry, UC Denver

Counsel for the Mental Health Center of Denver


Areas of Interest: Lawethics: law as congealed ethics in support of medicine; mental healthcare systems; end of life planning

Cary Clarke, MD
Family Medicine


Areas of Interest:  

Bruce Blankenship - Treasurer
Clinical Ethics Consultancy, LLC


Areas of Interest:  Clinical ethics, Genomics, genetic testing, newborn screening, translational medicine

Kayte Fulton, MS
Director of Community Health, Ethics and Mission Integration
Centura St. Catherine Hospital. Garden City, Kansas


Areas of Interest: Health policy, conflict resolution, complex hospital discharges, bioethics and professionalism

Carl Middleton, DMin, MDiv, MA, MRE  


Areas of Interest:  End of Life Care, Organizational Ethics, Allocation/Rationing of Resources, Social Ethics including Care for the vulnerable and poor persons

Amanda Hine, PhD

Assistant Professor, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, Regis University

Areas of Interest: Informed consent, decision-making capacity, conceptions of autonomy