Editoral Board


James Burg, Ph.D., LHMC, LMFT is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Purdue University-Fort Wayne, IN., where during his tenure he was a program director, department chair, and founding dean of two colleges at the university. He earned his doctorate from Purdue University in marriage and family therapy and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with more than 30 years of experience as a clinician and educator. He is a Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and a past president of the Indiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Burg was a board member and Psychology Section chair for the Orthodox Christian Association for Medicine, Psychology, and Religion (OCAMPR). He and his wife published more than 700 newspaper columns on healthy marriages, and he was a co-editor of three OCAMPR books.

Editorial Board

Helen Theodoropoulos, Ph.D. is an Orthodox theologian and lecturer and is currently adjunct professor at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox School of Theology in Libertyville, IL, teaching classes in Patristics, and Christianity in America. She has also served as adjunct faculty at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary, Loyola University Chicago, and other area schools, with classes focusing on Orthodox history, theology, and spirituality. She leads two Bible studies and teaches adult religious education at area Orthodox churches. She is the secretary of the Orthodox Theological Society in America (OTSA), and on the board of the St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess. She has an MTS from the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and an MA and PhD from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.

Catherine Creticos, M. D.  Dr. Catherine Creticos is a physician specializing in Infectious Diseases and has been in private practice for 35 years in the Chicagoland area. She received her M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine from Loyola University of Chicago, and did her fellowship in Infectious Diseases from Loyola University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she also acts as the Illinois Medical Director of the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center. She has been on the staff at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center since 1987, where she has been the Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases since 2006. Throughout her career she has been devoted to clinical care, education, and research around HIV/AIDS medicine and Infectious Diseases. She is the Medical Director of Clinical Research and Director of Infectious Diseases at Howard Brown Health, where she also provides direct patient care and has been the principal investigator on over 50 clinical research studies. She has co-authored and presented numerous publications, posters, and lectures. Dr. Creticos is the Vice-Chair of the Washington Square Health Foundation, where she also serves as the Chair of the Grant Committee.

Open Editor Position

To be appointed soon.