Dr. Jermone WernowDr. Jerome Wernow is the executive director of the Northwest Center for Bioethics, Portland, OR and teaches as adjunct faculty at Western Seminary. Prior to these positions, Dr. Wernow did research, published, and taught as a Louvain scholar at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Catholic University of Louvain, Leuven, Belgium.

He is a licensed pharmacist and practiced pharmacy in Oregon winning the Oregon Society of Hospital Pharmacists' outstanding projects award for contributions in the development of the 'Pharmacy Recovery Network', a peer referral service for chemically dependent pharmacists.

He has served as a missionary in Belgium with Greater Europe Mission and as a medical missionary in Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia, where he directed the pharmacy at Bethesda Hospital. He earned his doctorate summa cum laude at the Catholic University of Louvain.

His research addressed end-of-life issues in terminally ill patients. This was an outworking of previous work done at Western Seminary, Portland, Oregon where he wrote his master's thesis on euthanasia in the early eighties.

He is married to Dr. Mary Ellen Wernow and enjoys the company of his two children, Josiah and Briana.

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