J. Patrick Whelan

  • Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Member, Academic Advisory Council, Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC
  • Past president, Los Angeles Pediatrics Society
Office: (617) 688-4290

Expertise Summary

Expert on Catholic bioethics, religion and politics, as well as abortion, contraception and stem cell research


  • Religion and politics
  • Catholic bioethics
  • Healthcare policy
  • Abortion
  • Contraception
  • Embryonic stem cell research
  • Pediatric rheumatology
  • Arthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Lupus
  • Degos disease
  • Malignant atrophic papulosis

Additional Information

  • Author of The Catholic Case for Obama
  • Former adviser to Gov. Howard Dean and Democratic National Committee