Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Alice Doyle



Assistant Director of Health Care Ethics



Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053



(408) 554- 5716



After 10 years as director of social services at O'Connor Hospital in San Jose and another five in the social work department, Alice Doyle will return to the hospital as coordinator of the Ethics Center's Pre-Professional Program for Undergraduates there. Her role as assistant director of health care ethics also will include working with care givers in the hospital to identify other ethics needs at O'Connor. She has served on the hospital's Bioethics Committee and the Steering Committee for the Applied Ethics Center, a joint project of O'Connor and the Markkula Ethics Center.

Doyle began her career as a psychiatric social worker in New York, where she received her master's in social work from Fordham University. She earned her bachelor's degree at Nazareth College of Rochester.

Doyle has also served on the city of San Jose's Family Domestic Violence Task Force and the Pathways Hospice, Hospice of the Valley, and O'Connor Hospital Interdisciplinary Advisory Committee.