2015 Presenters

Dr.Csaba Bardossy, JD
Pazmany Peter Catholic University
Budapest, Hungary
“The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and its (ethical) consequences”

Shawna Benston, JD, MBE, MA
Yale University
Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY)
New York, New York
“Not of Minor Consequence?: Medical Decision-Making Autonomy and the Mature Minor Doctrine”

Juan Carmona, MS
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, Connecticut
“Social Determinants to Ethical Decision-making”

Sheena Eagen Chamberlin, MPH, PhD
University of Maryland University College, Europe
“Ethical Issues in ‘Controlled Monitoring’: Mandatory Quarantine in the US Military”

Elin Cortijo-Doval, PhD
Yale University - Bioethics Center
Virginia State University - Reginald F. Lewis College of Business
Petersburg, Virginia
“Self-determination’s Intrinsic Value for Post Exile Cuban-American Women”

Marta Dabis, MSc, MBA, M.Div. Candidate
Chaplaincy Research Assistant
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
New York, New York
“Relational Ethics”

Jack Kanouzi, MD Candidate
European University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain
“Self-Esteem in the Hands of Society”

Zohar Lederman, MD, PhD candidate
The Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore
Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
“The Science and Ethics of Culling”

Sumaya M. Noush, JD, MA Candidate 
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Loyola University Stritch School
of Medicine’s Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics, Chicago, Illinois
“Transforming Gene Patentability By Removing the Need for Courtroom Genetics”

Connie Phung, MS
Cancer Biology Clinical Researcher, University of Chicago
Graham School Student, University of Chicago
“Ethics of Hereditary Cancer Biology Research”

Emily M. Shepp, MPH Candidate
University of Illinois at Chicago
School of Public Health
Chicago, Illinois
“Determinants of Palestinian Health in the West Bank”