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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Member Spotlight: Christine Grady

Nurses take great pride that one of President Obama’s bioethics advisors is an R.N.  The President appointed Christine Grady, R.N., Ph.D., to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) in April, 2010. Grady is the Chief of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. She also […]

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Member Spotlight: Daniel P. Sulmasy

“Ethics is about what to do when ‘what to do’ is up to us,” quipped Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy, capturing moral philosophy in a nutshell. His simple summary communicates a notion central to applied ethics, revealing how he spends half his time reflecting upon ethical theory. But one can imagine this skill of translating the […]

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Member Spotlight: John D. Arras

President Obama appointed philosopher John D. Arras, Ph.D., to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) in May 2010. Dr. Arras is the Porterfield Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia, where he directs the Program in Bioethics and is affiliated with the Center for […]

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