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.
Michael is a graduate of the class of 1999. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Benedictine and went on to earn his Doctor of Osteopathy. Michael is currently an Interventional Cardiologist for Dreyer Medical Clinic and has hospital privileges at Rush Copley Medical Center and Presence Mercy Medical Center. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been recognized for Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), where he was awarded Best Challenging Case Presentation for his section in San Francisco 2011. Michael supports the following causes: American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American Osteopathic Association and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. When asked about the accomplishment he is most proud of, Michael replied “Realizing my dream of being able to help people and save lives. Along with having a balanced and supportive family life.”
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.
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