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Dr. Abraham P. Schwab Dr. Abraham Schwab

Associate Professor


  • Drake University, BA  1998                                                                                                                             (photo courtesy of the Journal Gazette)
  • Loyola University Chicago, MA  2001
  • Loyola University Chicago, PhD with Distinction  2005

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), 2010-present
  • Research Associate, Center for Social Research, IPFW, 2011-present
  • Associate Faculty, Union Graduate College-Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, 2009-present
  • Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 2006-2010
  • Senior Fellow, American Medical Association, 2005-2006
  • Lecturer, Loyola University Chicago, 2004-2005
  • Instructor, University of Illinois Chicago, 2000-2005

Areas of Interest

  • Bioethics
  • Professional Ethics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Social and Political Philosophy

Areas of Research

  • Research Ethics
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Autonomy in Health Care


  • PHIL-11100   Ethics
  • PHIL-11100H Ethics - Honors
  • PHIL-31200   Medical Ethics
  • PHIL-32600   Business Ethics
  • PHIL-32900   Professional Ethics
  • PHIL-48000   Applied Ethics Practicum

Selected Publications