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Kevin T FitzGerald


Associate Professor on the Research Track
David Lauler Chair for Catholic Health Care Ethics


Center for Clinical Bioethics
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Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., is a Research Associate Professor in the Division of Biochemistry and Pharmacology of the Department of Oncology and the Dr. David P. Lauler Chair for Catholic Health Care Ethics. He is also a member of the Center for Clinical Bioethics, the Advisory Board for the Center for Infectious Disease (CID), and the Angiogenesis, Invasion, Metastasis Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

His research interests have included the investigation of abnormal gene regulation in cancer and ethical issues in human genetics, including the ethical and social ramifications of molecular genetics research. He is also a Jesuit priest and an expert on ethical issues in personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, human cloning research, stem cell research, and genetic testing.


  • PhD (1999) Georgetown University, Bioethics
  • PhD (1996) Georgetown University, Molecular Biology
  • M. Div. (1988) Jesuit School of Theology, Theology
  • BA (1977) Cornell University, Biology