Shelley Cavalieri

I graduated from UVA in May of 2000 with an Echols interdisciplinary degree in bioethics.  During my time at the University, I focused this major by taking a number of chemistry, biology, and physics courses to form the... full bio

Lauren Collogan

I graduated from the University of Virginia in 2002 as an Echols Major in bioethics. I created my own major, and I focused mainly on bioethics, political philosophy, and religious studies. My studies in these... full bio

Erin Conger

Since graduating from UVa in 2003 with a major in Biology and minor in Bioethics, I attended The School of Public Health at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I am graduating in May of 2005 with my... full bio

Carlton Haywood

I am a student in the doctoral program in bioethics and health policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. My research interests are in the areas of African American perspectives on bioethics... full bio

Rebecca Jesada

In 2003 I graduated from UVA with a major in English and minor in Bioethics.  After graduation I took a position in medical emergency preparedness with a Department of Defense contractor.  My first project, the Disaster Preparedness,... full bio

John Jesus

I am currently a student at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Biomedical ethics is particularly relevant to my choice of career, and is proving more valuable than I first imagined before entering... full bio

Susan Kimble

Ben Krohmal

I am currently in a two year fellowship at the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health - which I've been known to describe as "bioethics fantasy camp." Camp activities include... full bio

Jen Leigh

I graduated in 2002 with majors in Biology and Biomedical Ethics. I was drawn into the Bioethics program by the unique and interesting courses, the scope, the intimacy of the program, and the amazing and... full bio

Olivia Nevitt


I graduated from UVa in 2009 with a degree in English and a minor in Bioethics.

I went directly from UVa to Columbia University in New York where I earned a Masters in Public Health.  I studied in the... full bio

Shep Nickel

I am currently a medical student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. While I have just begun my medical career, I already view my bioethics coursework at UVa as invaluable both as... full bio

Adele Shartzer

I began graduate school in the summer of 2003, just several months after finishing up my Bioethics degree. I attended the School of Public Health and Health Services at George Washington University , pursuing an... full bio

Morgan Taylor

I will graduate from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 with my law degree and my Master's in Bioethics. While here, I became involved in a conference on the constitutionality of state limitations on living... full bio

Julia Thies

I graduated from Virginia in 2004 with a degree in Finance and International Business from the McIntire School of Commerce and a minor in Bioethics from the College of Arts and Sciences. I loved the variety of... full bio

Emily Wood

After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2000 with a major in Religious Studies and a minor in Bioethics I started work in the Center for Urban Bioethics at The New York Academy of Medicine in New... full bio