Center News - Fall 2005

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12th Annual Summer Bioethics Conference a Success

Presentations at this year’s Genetics and Reproductive Ethics Conference were timely in light of the discussions and debates in our culture today. The nine plenary sessions included Leon Kass, Francis Collins, Robert George, and Amy Laura Hall. There were over 30 paper presenters and more than 320 in attendance.

To purchase the Summer conference audio sets, contact Joshua Carter at 847.317.7108 or

The 13th annual bioethics conference will be on neuroethics. Mark your calendars for July 13-15, 2006.

CBHD Welcomes New Staff Member

The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity is pleased to announce that Betsy Babcock has joined the staff as Conference Manager. With Master’s degrees in Health Care Administration and Counselor Education, Betsy brings to the position a wealth of professional experience and a passion for the Center’s mission. She is married to Bryan, a PhD student in Old Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Mark Your Calendar! Upcoming Regional Conferences

September 24, 2005 - Oklahoma City Life and Death Decisions in the 21st Century: Reproductive Technologies, Stem Cells, and Quality of Life

Speakers: John F. Kilner, William P. Cheshire, Jr.

October 21-22, 2005 - Cleveland Area

Cutting-Edge Bioethics: Human Life on the Line

Speakers: John F. Kilner, David Prentice, Alistair Begg

November 11-12, 2005 - Norfolk Cutting-Edge Bioethics: Human Life on the Line

Speakers: Edmund D. Pellegrino and David E. Cook

More information available soon

For questions or to register for these events, please contact Danielle Morrow at 847.317.4095 or