Jeffrey W. Bulger, Ph.D. 

2319 California Avenue Unit A

Great Lakes, Illinois  60088

Cell: 224-507-8222




* Dr. Bulger has extensive experience as a Clinical Ethicist, curricula development and teaching, with exemplary student evaluations, collaborative professional practice, and numerous nationally peer reviewed academic publications. Ph.D. Philosophy, AOS: Medical Ethics with a concentration in organizational & research ethics from The University of Tennessee, with an additional one year bioethics clinical practicum rotating through all the major health care divisions at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, and a 3 month bioethics clinical practicum at Lake Shore Mental Health Clinic. M.A. Theology: Multiculturalism in the Health Care System: Western Seminary and Chaplain for the V.A. Hospital in Portland OR.

* Bioethics Consultant for Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem Utah, Feather River Hospital, Paradise, CA, Center of Applied and Professional Ethics—CAPE, California State University, Chair, of the Bioethics Committee, Enloe Hospital, Chico, CA, and IRB committee — Case Consultation and SOP development.

* Dr. Bulger has a deep knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of ethics consultation and a profound understanding of the importance of ethics program development using an integrated ethics approach of clear goals and strategies. He is very adept at responding to individual and organizational ethics cases and issues, conducting individual ethics case consultations, analyzing and improving consultation methods and approaches, and reviewing policies and their development. He is effective with staying in compliance with federal and state laws, and institutional policies and procedures, in combination with a high tolerance for ambiguity, a necessary condition for attaining diplomatic understanding of the clinical process and for attaining problem-solving resolutions.

* Along with his clinical ethics consultations, multi-disciplinary educational programs, and interdisciplinary collaboration, Dr. Bulger’s clinical and organizational ethics research will be: “What are the necessary and sufficient conditions and responsibilities for categorizing shared decision-making as being a valid informed consent, and how do those necessary and sufficient conditions and responsibilities differ for the patient, the institution, and public policy?

* Dr. Bulger’s passion is to make a significant contribution and positive impact regarding medical ethics policy analysis and individual and social human rights.

For an in depth Curriculum Vitaé and other biomedical ethics contributions please visit Dr. Bulger’s website: 



* Creation, migration and implementation of online/hybrid courses and programs as based on cognitive science and experiential learning principles that have empirically shown the maximization of teaching and learning excellence as made evidenced by student engagement, success, and retention.

* Collaborative work in the planning, implementation, managing, and evaluation of online programs for the purpose of exemplary online learning and innovative teaching and learning advancement.

* Instructional design and development, program marketing, scheduling, and utilization of distance learning technologies that are appropriate for respective subject areas, and for meeting the needs of a broad and diverse multicultural worldwide population.



Ph.D. Philosophy—AOS: Biomedical Ethics, and Computer Assisted Education, AOC: History of Philosophy, Ethical Theory, Epistemology, Metaphysics, University of Tennessee—Knoxville

M.A. Multi-Cultural World Religions: Theology, Western Seminary—Portland

B.S. Geology / Petroleum Engineering, University of North Dakota—Grand Forks



1. Published with McGraw-Hill an eight volume monograph text: Moral Philosophy: A Theoretical and Practical Approach to Moral Decision-Making, 1,100 pages, copyright 2015, along with a complementary Canvas/Connect LMS, for on-line DE courses. 

2. Published with McGraw-Hill - BioEthics: Online & Hybrid 3 credit course, Blackboard, Canvas, & Connect LMS, 2015

3. Published with McGraw-Hill - Ethic & Values: Online & Hybrid 3 credit course, Blackboard, Canvas, & Connect LMS, 2015

4. RED BOOK: Is The Human Subject Exempt From IRB Purview? - Professional Compliance pdf LMS (Ready for publishing)

5. GREEN BOOK: Am I Engaged in Human Subject Research According To CFR? - Profession Compliance pdf LMS (Ready for publishing)

6. BLUE BOOK: Do I Need to Get Informed Consent According to CFR? - Professional Compliance pdf LMS (Ready for publishing)



Plato’s Press — Director 

Mission: Publishing and Promoting Online and Hybrid Education.



1. Professor, Rosalind Franklin University—North Chicago

2. Professor, Utah Valley University—Orem

3. Lecturer, California State University—Chico

4. Assistant Professor, Stetson University—DeLand, FL