Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Law at Duquesne University, Dr. Gerard Magill was formerly Chair and Executive Director of the Center of Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University, with faculty appointments in the College of Arts and Sciences in Theology and the Schools of Medicine and Public Health. As the Gallagher Chair, Dr. Magill works primarily in the areas of health care ethics and bioethics. He continues to serve on the St. Louis University Hospital Ethics Committee, and is a member of the Institutional Review Board for research protocols. He was the lead author of the Ethics Consultation Liability, a national report commissioned by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Dr. Magill has also held teaching posts in the theology departments of Loyola University in Chicago and at Drygrange College in Scotland.Dr. Magill holds a Ph.D. in Theology from Edinburgh University, Scotland, and an S.T.L. in Moral Theology, an S.T.B. in systematic theology, and a Ph.B. in philosophy from Gregorian University in Rome.