Dr. Gayle E. Woloschak

Dr. Gayle E. Woloschak

Professor of Bioethics

Dr. Gayle Woloschak is currently a professor of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University in Chicago and an adjunct professor of Religion and Science at Lutheran School of Theology Chicago, and at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. She holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Toledo (Medical College of Ohio), and a D.Min. in Eastern Christian Studies from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Her laboratory interests include molecular biology, radiation biology and nano-biotechnology, and her science-religion fields include biological evolution, stem cell reasearch, and ecology.

View Dr. Woloschak's faculty profile on the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Website.   

Teaching Interests

  • Science and Religion topics
  • Bioethics
  • Evolution
  • Environment

Current Projects and Research Interests

  • Book in progress with Dr. Leonard Hummel (Lutheran) on pastoral aspects of cancer
  • Working on science-religion project with several scholars at Lutheran School of Theology

Recent Awards

  • 2014: Landiss Lecture in Science and Religion, Georgia Tech
  • 2014: Patricia Durbin Distinguished Lecturer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 2014-present: named delegate representing the United States of America at United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR); appointment by US State Department
  • 2014: Research Award in Radiation Oncology Department named: Gayle E. Woloschak Research Award
  • 2015: Emory University Distinguished Lecturer in Radiology