Dennis Sullivan

Dennis Sullivan, Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Director of the Center of Bioethics


Dr. Sullivan serves as Professor of Biology and has been at Cedarville since 1996. Before coming to Cedarville, Dr. Sullivan served as a medical missionary in Haiti and Central African Republic. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Christian Medical Association, and the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. Dr. Sullivan serves as Director of the University’s Center for Bioethics and his research interests center on moral philosophy and biomedical ethics.

Education and Credentials

  • M.D., Case Western Reserve University
  • M.A. in Bioethics, Trinity University
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Youngstown State University
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons


  • Active sport: racquetball
  • Hobby: woodworking, including furniture building and wood turning

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
  • Human Personhood at the Beginning of Life
  • Medical Ethics
  • Moral Issues related to Abortion
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Research Ethics