About Us

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Leadership in Aging





The Brookdale Foundation Group


Frank W. Burr Blvd

Suite 13

Teaneck, NJ









Myles N. Sheehan, MD

Dr. Sheehan is a clinical Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine.

As a Brookdale Fellow, Dr. Sheehan’s project was the development of a curriculum in geriatrics at Harvard Medical School and the Stritch School of Medicine and included quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the effectiveness of the materials developed, as well as efforts on a national level to enhance geriatric curriculum development in undergraduate education and is currently responsible for medical student education at Stritch. In addition, Dr. Sheehan was a 1999 recipient of a Faculty Scholar award from the Project on Death in America. Dr. Sheehan has worked to develop a variety of educational materials aimed at improving the care of the dying in the American Catholic community and has worked extensively with Catholic health care facilities.

Dr. Sheehan graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978 and Dartmouth Medical School in 1981. He trained in Internal Medicine at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital and was a Fellow in Geriatric Medicine with the Division on Aging at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sheehan received an MA in Philosophy (Health Care Ethics) in 1989 from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Divinity Degree in 1994 from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Sheehan is a Roman Catholic Priest, ordained in 1994, and a member of the Society of Jesuits. He works to combine his background in ethics and theology with his specialty of geriatric medicine to advance the care of the older person and enhance the education of medical students.

Brookdale Fellow Class of 1993