Our Officers

William V. Williams, MD

William V. Williams, MD
Immediate Past-President

William V. Williams, M.D., F.A.C.P., is a physician-scientist trained in rheumatology and immunology. His career has included faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania, Vice-President of Clinical Pharmacology at GlaxoSmithKline, and Vice-President, Exploratory Development, at Incyte Corporation. Following his conversion to the Catholic Faith in 1997, he became President of the Philadelphia Guild in 2003. He also has served as coordinator of the Catholic Medical Association joint task force with the National Catholic Bioethics Center on Ethics in Medical Research.

He is currently Editor in Chief of the Linacre Quarterly. The official journal of the Catholic Medical Association.

Christopher O'Hara , M.D.

Dr. Wojciechowski, M.D.
President

Dr. Wojciechowski practices in Delaware County as a cancer and blood specialist. Dr. Wojciechowski sees cancer as a scientifically complex disease with unique psychological, social and spiritual dimensions, a perspective he takes into relationships with patients.

 

 

Francis Sterling, M.D.

Francis Sterling, M.D.
Vice-President

Dr. Sterling has worked in clinical endocrinology and biomedical research for over 30 years, including 30 years on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Sterling is fully trained in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. He serves as a Lector at St. Francis Xavier Church in Philadelphia.

George Isajiw, MD

George Isajiw, MD
Secretary-Treasurer

Dr. Isajiw is a practicing Internist. He is a Past-President of the Philadelphia Guild of the CMA; Past-President of the National CMA; Former Treasurer of the Federation of International Catholic Medical Associations. He serves as a consultant to the Linacre Institute of the Catholic Medical Association and is a current board member of the National Catholic Medical Association. Dr. Isajiw is a speaker on medical ethics at annual meetings of the CMA. He received post-graduate training at Georgetown Medical School Center for Bioethics. He was also a speaker on medical ethics at the International Congress of Catholic Medical Associations in Seoul, South Korea, 2002.

Barbara A. Neilan, MD

Barbara A. Neilan, MD
Past-President

Dr. Neilan is a practicing hematologist-oncologist in Newark, DE. Her career has included positions as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania; Interim Chief and Acting Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Pennsylvania; Associate Medical Director, Dupont Pharmaceuticals; and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Science.

Rev. Philip Bochanski, C.O.

Rev. Philip Bochanski, C.O.
Chaplain

Father Philip G. Bochanski, C.O., a native of Lansdowne, Delaware County, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in May 1999. In 2004, he joined the Philadelphia Congregation of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri, which Is responsible for the parish of Saint Francis Xavier, Fairmount, Philadelphia, and has provided spiritual support to the CMA for many years. Father Philip was appointed spiritual advisor of the Philadelphia CMA in the fall of 2009.

Throughout his priestly ministry, Father Philip has been active in the work of adult faith formation, especially through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). He is a frequent presenter of lectures and courses on the parish and archdiocesan levels, and has recorded several audio courses on spirituality and church history for Now You Know Media, Inc. In addition to his ministry in the Oratory and to the CMA, Father Philip presently serves as chaplain to the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters (the Pink Sisters) in Philadelphia.

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