2019 Graduate


The Bioethics Institute hosted second-year students

for their annual Bioethics Symposium.

To read student papers, please see below.

Lynn Kessler

Parenting from the Grave:

Postmortem Fertilization and the

Medicalization of Grief

Click Here to read Lynn's paper.

Shanice McLeish

Racial Disparities and the Duty to Care:

Effects on Obstetric Outcomes

of Pregnant Black Women

Click Here to read Shanice's paper.

David Urtecho

Biotechnology, Society, & the Future of Medicine:

The Promises and Perils of Enhancement

Click Here to read David's Paper.

Brianna Willis

Isolated & Imprisoned: An Ethical Discussion of Reproductive Rights for Incarcerated Minority Women

Click Here to read Bianna's paper.

Fr. Diego Menniti

Theoretical Considerations Concerning

the Status of the Human Embryo

Click Here to read Diego's paper.

Cara Crew

“Phenomenology, Existential Intractability,

and Physician-Assisted Suicide Practices in the Netherlands and the United States

Click Here to read Cara's paper.


To learn more about the LMU Bioethics Institute click below.  

LMU Bioethics Institute

Loyola Marymount University Suite 4500

1 LMU Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90045


Tel: 310-258-5417

If you have a bioethics-related event or opportunity you would like featured in our calendar, contact the Bioethics Institute Graduate Assistant, at BioethicsGA@lmu.edu, with relevant information.

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