Mercy College of Health Sciences President, Dr. Doug Fiore, appeared as a guest on the nationally acclaimed Iowa Catholic Radio show, The UnCommon Good. Dr. Fiore reflected on his first months as president of Mercy College and the crucial role Catholic Identity plays in preparing future health care professionals.
The UnCommon Good airs every Wednesday at 10 am and 10 pm on Iowa Catholic Radio and focuses on the social teaching of the Church, servant leadership, and the social reign of Jesus Christ.
Bo Bonner is the Director of Mission and Ministry and Assistant Professor at Mercy College of Health Sciences. He converted to Catholicism during Easter 2006 while in the Protestant Seminary at Duke Divinity School, and is a Benedictine Oblate at Our Lady of Clear Creek Monastery in Oklahoma. Born on the feast of St. Blaise, patron of throats, Bo has not stopped talking since. Bo and his wife Robyn have four children: Elias, Stella, Antonia, and Finnian.
Bud Marr is the Director of the National Institute for Newman Studies. He earned his doctorate in theology from Saint Louis University and taught philosophy and theology at Mercy College of Health Sciences (2014-2017). An Omaha native with a strong Evangelical upbringing, Bud entered the Catholic Church at age 27. Bud and his wife Rachel are parents to five children: Madeline, Clare, Gianna, Mary, and Dominic.
Mercy College of Health Sciences underwrites Iowa Catholic Radio and The UnCommon Good.