Background: McIntyre has been the priest-in-charge at Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Homewood for the past four years and serves as a spiritual adviser to inmates in Western Pennsylvania prisons. She has made finding transportation for needy family members who wish to visit prisoners a top priority. She also serves as a captain in the Naval Reserve, where she gives monthly presentations on ethics issues. She has been an ethics consultant to the Navy surgeon general, a representative on the Department of Defense Ethics Committee, and has taught health care ethics to military personnel.
Noteworthy: McIntyre, an assistant professor in the social and public policy graduate program at Duquesne University, recently received the Eugene P. Beard award for leadership and ethics.
Quote: "I love this work. It's my life. It's who I am," McIntyre said. "I'm grateful to all of my colleagues who nominated me for the award."
Quote: "With research interests focused on health care ethics, feminist theology and ecological ethics, McIntyre has a solid reputation for scholarship, and she embodies the university's commitment to moral and spiritual values," said Duquesne University spokesman Richard Tourtellott.