Hurricane Katrina, which played an important role in Professor Stephen Flynn's decision to launch the new Master of Science in Security and Resilience Studies program at Northeastern, also influenced the field of resiliency. ..
Read more »
Patricia Illingworth is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, as well as a lecturer in law at the Northeastern University School of Law. Professor Illingworth has expertise in both philosophy and law. She teaches courses in global justice, medical and business ethics, bioethics, and health policy and law. She has served on the Human Rights Committee of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and the Ethics Committee of the Mount Auburn Hospital, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Professor Illingworth has written two books, AIDS and the Good Society (Routledge 1991) and Trusting Medicine: The Ethics of Managed Care (under review). She has also published widely in scholarly journals on professional ethics, the ethics of managed care and other issues that overlap business and medical ethics. She has held fellowships at both Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School. Professor Illingworth has been admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. Most recently her research is on ethics, philanthropy and charitable tax law.