Dr. Edmund Pellegrino
Dr. Edmund Pellegrino

Dr. Edmund Pellegrino was a bioethicist and the founder of the Edmund D. Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University.[1]  At the core of his work on ethics was a force of opposition to assisted suicide, euthanasia, abortion, and other anti-life platforms.[2]  He taught his students that “medicine is a moral enterprise,” and he elevated the profession by teaching humanities in medical school.[3]  Additionally, Dr. Pellegrino was named the 11th president of The Catholic University of America in 1978.[4]




[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Pellegrino

[2] http://www.catholicsentinel.org/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=34&ArticleID=21620

[3] http://www.catholicsentinel.org/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=34&ArticleID=21620

[4] http://www.cathstan.org/Content/News/Seniors/Article/Renowned-bioethicist-Dr-Edmund-Pellegrino-dies/2/23/5720