Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Sam Biafora is a graduate of the class of 1997. He received his Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Benedictine and went on to earn his Master’s in Applied Physiology from The Chicago Medical School in 2002. Biafora then completed an Orthopedic Surgery residency at The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007. He went on to complete a one year fellowship in Hand/Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University/The Philadelphia Hand Center.
Biafora currently practices at Hand Surgery Associates in Arlington Heights. When asked what accomplishment Sam is most proud of, his response was “Raising my 3 boys with my wife, Renee.”
College of Science
William R. Law, Ph.D
Dean of the College of Science
Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
By Mail: Benedictine University 5700 College Road Birck Hall Room 119 Lisle, IL 60532