2009-2010 Colloquium Series Events
Dr. Schöne-Seifert is a physician and philosopher who has published on a number of bioethical topics in both German and English.
Her current areas of interest are reproductive medicine, euthanasia, research ethics, distributive justice in health care, stem cell research, enhancement, psychiatric ethics, autonomy and paternalism, neuro-enhancement, free will, and personal identity. She is also interested in theoretical questions of justification in ethics.
Dr. Schöne-Seifert is a professor of Ethics in Medicine at Westfalische Wilhelms University in Munster. She is also a member of the Gottingen Academy of Science and the German National Ethics Council.
Dr. Peter Ubel is a physician and behavioral scientist who has published a number of books exploring controversial issues about the role of values and preferences in health care decision making. He is currently a Professor of Medicine and Psychology at the University of Michigan, where he directs the Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences in Medicine.
Dr. Carla Saenz is a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Bryce Huebner is a professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University
Yashar Saghai is a fifth-year PhD candidate at Georgetown University.
January 22, 2010 4:00 PM
Healy Hall 427
"Abortion for Minors"
Dr. Ciro Milione is assistant professor in Constitutional Law at Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales of Universidad de Cordoba (Spain). His research fields are human rights, bioethics, and regionalism. He holds an LL.B. and a Ph.D. in Constitutional Law, for which he wrote a dissertation on The Influence of European Court for Human Rights on Italian and Spanish Constitutional Case Law about the Due Process Right. He is also professor of Comparative Political Institutions (Spain-USA) for Prescho (a consortium of six American schools for study abroad in Cordoba, Spain). Dr. Milione was a visiting scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and offered a critical reading of new legislation in Spain regarding its national abortional policy, with emphasis on the issue of abortion for minors.
Dr. Federoff has served as Executive Vice President for Health Sciences at Georgetown University and Executive Dean of the School of Medicine since the spring of 2007. Dr. Federoff`s research interests include gene therapy and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson`s, Alzheimer`s, and prion diseases; he holds a number of medical patents with a number of other patents pending. Over his research career he has received support from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the U.S. Department of Defense, among other sources. In 2006, Dr. Federoff was named Chair of the NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee that oversees clinical trials involving genetic therapy.
- Professor Henry Richardson elected to lead HDCA
- Professor Nancy Sherman participates in Religion & Ethics Newsweekly's Discussion
- Professor Henninger's translation of Amerini's "Aquinas" Released
- Professor Nancy Sherman Receives 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship
- Georgetown Graduate Matthew Rellihan Receives Tenure at Seattle University
- Mar 21, All day: Graduate Admissions Open House
- Mar 28, 3pm-5pm: Lecture Series: Mary Domski
- Apr 25, All day: Symposium: Toward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism