Dr. John Brehany
Executive Director and Ethicist, Catholic Medical Association
As CMA’s Executive Director and Ethicist, John Brehany, Ph.D., S.T.L., is responsible for coordinating efforts to strengthen the CMA internally and to enhance its ability to witness effectively in the public square. Under his leadership, the CMA’s membership has increased over 80 percent and the number of guilds has grown from 8 to 74. As CMA’s national representative, Brehany meets regularly with two committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, serves on national partnerships addressing conscience rights and healthcare reform, and provides interviews to a wide range of media outlets.