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April 19, 2012 – What is Bioethics?

What is Bioethics? Why and When the John Paul II Bioethics Commission was Formed
Guest: David Hargroder, MD, Trauma Surgeon
Chariman of the John Paul II Bioethics Commission; Involved in Catholic Bioethics 25 years
Points to Make: General, lay understanding of what is bioethics and why/how it is important to each of us in our life.

March 1, 2011 – Marie Hilliard

Steve Koob talks with Marie Hilliard, Director of Bioethics and Public Policy and ethicist for  the National Catholic Bioethics Center, and Sr. Renee Mirkes, Director for the Center of NaPro Ethics for the Pope Paul VI Institute, about the rights of conscience in American healthcare and ethics in reproductive medicine.

December 14, 2010 – Rita Marker

Steve Koob talks with Rita Marker, attorney and founder of the International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, about end of life issues, including assisted suicide, durable power of attorney, and pain management.

December 7, 2010 – Fr. Tadeusz Pcholczyk

Steve Koob talks with Fr. Tadeusz Pcholczyk, Ph.D, Director of National Education and Bioethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center, about the work done by the National Catholic Bioethics Center, the anti-life method of in-vitro fertilization, and the immorality of contraception.  Fr. Tadeusz Pcholczyk also discusses the ethics of stem cells, embryonic vs. adult, and the work done with altered adult cells.