Student Spotlight: Kayla Chang

Why did you decide to declare a bioethics minor?

I am interested in being involved in policymaking for medical research. I declared a bioethics minor to be involved with the current ethical discussions with advances in medicine and biology to prepare myself to attend law school.


What are some particular bioethical issues you are interested in, and why?

I am concerned about assisted reproductive techniques, genetic testing and screening, and clinical research ethics. Also, I am interested in the gray lines between morality and technology. Finally, I am concerned with environmental ethics and the responsibility and role of man for the earth and its inhabitants. 


What are some hobbies you enjoy?

I enjoy an active lifestyle of traveling, exploring outdoors, and swimming in the ocean. I am a big proponent of experiencing different cultures through firsthand experience.


What qualities in another person do you value, and why?

I value an open mind to new cultures and learning new things. I believe that with an open mind to the world, every person has the opportunity to continue to grow into a worldly citizen