Pontifical Academy for Life

Who we are

ACADEMY MEMBERS

There are Ordinary Members appointed by the Pope for life and Corresponding Members chosen by the Governing council for five years. When Ordinary Members turn 80, they become Emeriti Members. All of the members have expertise in different fields of biomedical sciences and related disciplines.

Members: 171     Go to:   

 
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Akiba

Etsuko

Professor of Criminal Law, University of Toyama

Nationality: Japanese

Appointed: February 23, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Anderson

Carl Albert

Vice president of the Washington session of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family
Supreme Knight, Knights of Columbus

Nationality: USA

Appointed: November 27, 1998

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Angelo

Eda Joanne

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston

Nationality: USA

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2016

 
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Anzani

Alfredo

Adjunct Professor of Bioethics, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Aoki

Kiyoshi

Professor Emeritus, Sophia University, Director of Sophia Bioethics Institute,Tokyo.

Nationality: Japanese

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Arvanitis

Agni Vlavianos

President and Founder of the Biopolitics International Organisation

Nationality: Greek

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Arzú de Wilson

Maria Mercedes

President and Founder of the Family of the Americas Foundation

Nationality: Guatemalan

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Ayoub

Joseph

Professor of Hemato-Oncology, University of Montreal

Nationality: Canadian

Appointed: March 5, 2001

Appointment end: March 5, 2011

 
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Aznar

Justo

Director, “Instituto de Ciencias de la Vida”

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 9, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Beck

Matthias

Professor of Moral Theology and Medical Ethics, University of Wien (Austria)

Nationality: German

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Bellieni

Carlo

Neonatologist, Ospedale Universitario di Siena

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: March 2, 2006

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Bellver Capella

Vicente

Professor of Philosophy of Law and Bioethics, University of Valencia

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: February 23, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Bochatey

Alberto Germán

O.S.A.

Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata (Argentina) Headmaster, Institute for Marriage and Family, Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: April 20, 2002

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Sr.

Bofarull Buñuel

Margarita

RSCJ

Professor of Morals at the Facultat de Teología de Catalunya President Institut Borja de Bioètica- Universitat Ramon Llull President CEA hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: September 13, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Bonelli

Johannes

Director, Institute for Medical Anthropology and Bioethics (IMABE)

Nationality: Austrian

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Rev.

Borgman

Scott

Coordinating Secretary

Nationality: USA

Appointed: October 1, 2010

Appointment end: June 15, 2016

 
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Boyko

Ihor

Professor of Moral Theology (Bioethics), Head of the School of Bioethics at the Ukrainian Catholic University

Nationality: Ukrainian

Appointed: February 26, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Brown

Judie

President, American Life League, Inc.

Nationality: USA

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Buchanan

Robert

Chief of Neurosurgery Division & Chief of Functional and Restorative Neuroscience, Seton Brain and Spine Institute, Austin, Texas; Associate Professor, Dell Medical School, Department of Psychology (Arts) and The Institute for Neuroscience (Natural Sciences), University of Texas at Austin

Nationality: USA

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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H.E. Card.

Caffarra

Carlo

Archbishop of Bologna

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Caltroni

Luigi Giacomo

Member of the Municipal Council for the Family of Verona

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Calva Mercado

Maria del Pilar

Professor of Bioethics, Anahuac University

Nationality: Mexican

Appointed: February 28, 2002

Appointment end: February 28, 2012

 
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Cardenas Krenz

Ronald

Professor of Civil Law, Ethics and Bioethics/ Universidad Femenina del Sagrado Corazon/ Universidad Católica Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo/ Universidad de Lima/ Esán/ Peru

Nationality: Peruvian

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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H.E. Msgr.

Carrasco de Paula

Ignacio

President Emeritus of the Academy

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Carvalho

Pascoal

Director, Danmic Laboratories, Mumbai

Nationality: Indian

Appointed: February 28, 2008

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Casini

Carlo

President, Pro Life Movement, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Caturelli

Alberto

Director, “Centro de Estudios Filosóficos”, Córdoba

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Centeno Cortes

Carlos

Director of the Department of Palliative Medicine and Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University of Navarra (Spain)

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: March 3, 2016

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Chapron

Charles

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Paris Descartes, France, Professor and Chair, Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, CHU Cochin, Paris, France.

Nationality: French

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Chłap

Zbigniew

Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Kraków
President of Medical Association "Doctors of Hope"

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Sr.

Chyrowicz

Barbara

S.S.p.S.

Head of the Department of Applied Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, The John Paul II Catholic University, Lublin

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: July 7, 2001

Appointment end: July 7, 2016

 
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Rev.

Colombo

Roberto

Professore di Neurobiologia e Genetica Umana, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano; Direttore del Centro per lo Studio delle Malattie Ereditarie Rare, Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Milano; già membro del Comitato Nazionale di Bioetica, Roma (Italia).

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: November 14, 2001

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Condic

Maureen

Associate Professor, Neurobiology and Anatomy
University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City (USA)

Nationality: USA

Appointed: September 26, 2014

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Sr.

Cvelbar

Mirjam

S.L.

Gynecologist, ‘Zdravstveni Dom Novo Mesto’

Nationality: Slovenian

Appointed: April 4, 1997

Appointment end: April 4, 2012

 
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Czachorowski

Marek Lesław

Assistant Professor of Ethics, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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D’Agostino

Francesco

Professor of Philosophy of Law, Tor Vergata University, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 6, 2000

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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D’Rozario

Benedict

Executive Director, Caritas Bangladesh

Nationality: Bangladesh

Appointed: September 12, 1997

Appointment end: November 30, -0001

 
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Rev.

Ďačok

Ján

S.J.

Professor of Moral Theology, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Nationality: Slovak

Appointed: April 20, 2002

Appointment end: April 20, 2012

 
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De Irala Estevez

Jokin

MD, MPH, PhD
Professor
Preventive Medicine and Public Health
University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Nationality: Spanish and USA

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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De Marcellus Vollmer

Christine

President, ‘Provida de Venezuela’ (PROVIVE) President, Alianza Latinoamericana para la Familia -ALAFA

Nationality: French/USA/Venezuelan

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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De Paula Ramos

Dalton Luiz

Full Professor of Bioethics, University of Sao Paulo

Nationality: Brazilian

Appointed: April 20, 2003

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Prof.

DellOro

Roberto

Professor of Theological Studies, Director of the Bioethics Institute of the Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Derville

Tugdual

Délégué General Alliance Vita

Nationality: French

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Di Pietro

Maria Luisa

Associate Professor of Bioethics, School of Medicine “A. Gemelli”, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Di Virgilio

Domenico

Deputy of the Italian Parliament

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Doerflinger

Richard

Public Policy Fellow, University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture; Former Associate Director, Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Nationality: USA

Appointed: September 30, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Mother

Donovan

Agnes Mary

S.V.

Superior General of the Sisters of Life

Nationality: USA

Appointed: April 30, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Dos Santos Almeida

Filipe Nuno Alves

Professor of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine University of Porto; Director of the Humanization Department, St John´s Hospital, Porto (Portugal)

Nationality: Portuguese

Appointed: September 26, 2014

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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H.Em. Card.

Eijk

Willem

Archbishop of Utrecht

Nationality: Dutch

Appointed: June 28, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Faggioni

Maurizio Pietro

O.F.M.

Professor of Bioethics, Alphonsian Academy, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: February 20, 2002

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Finnis

John

Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy Emeritus, University of Oxford (UK)
Biolchini Family Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame, Indiana (USA)

Nationality: Australian

Appointed: July 2, 2001

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Fiori

Angelo Giuseppe

Professor Emeritus of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: April 18, 2002

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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H.E. Msgr.

Fisher

Anthony

O.P.

Archbishop of Sydney, Professor of Moral Theology and Bioethics, John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Melbourne Adjunct Professor of Bioethics and Moral Theology, University of Notre Dame, Sydney

Nationality: Australian

Appointed: June 28, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Fitzgerald

Kevin

S.J.

Dr. Davis Lauler Chair in Catholic Health Care Ethics at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C.

Nationality: USA

Appointed: February 23, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Fleming

John Irving

Adjunct Professor of Bioethics, Southern Cross Bioethics Institute, Adelaide

Nationality: Australian

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2016

 
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Gadzinowski

Janusz

Position: Head of Chair and Department of Neonatology, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan (Poland)

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

García

José Juan

Professor of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Cuyo,Argentina Founder and Director of the online-Enciclopedia de Bioetica since 2011: www.enciclopediadebioetica.com Vice-Rector of the Universidad Católica de Cuyo, Argentina

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: April 20, 2002

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Gifty

Immanuel

Director,
Center for AIDS & Antiviral Research

Nationality: Indian

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Gigli

Gian Luigi

Full Professor of Neurology, University of Udine Currently Member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament (Academy Membership in abeyance)

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: June 28, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Gil Lopes

Aníbal

Full Professor of Physiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, retired on december 2014. The Medicine Course Coordinator at the UNICASTELO University. Member of CONITEC, National Commission for the Incorporation of New Tecnologies in Medicine, Brazilian Ministry of Health. Member of the committee for review of the Brazilian Medical Ethics Code. Member of several commissions and chambers of the Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine. Member of the National Academy of Medicine (Brazil, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Brazilian Academy of Education, Academia Fides et Ratio, Latin Americam Academy of Sciences and Lisbon Academy of Sciences, Portugal, among others.

Nationality: Brazilian

Appointed: April 18, 2002

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Glasa

Jozef

Deputy Head, Institute of Pharmacology, Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine; Head, Institute of Health Care Ethics, Faculty of Nursing and Professional Health Studies; Slovak Medical University in Bratislava; Director, Institute of Medical Ethics nad Bioethics n.f., Bratislava

Nationality: Slovak

Appointed: September 30, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Gomez

Fausto

O.P.

Professor of Theology and Bioethics at the University of Saint Joseph (Macau) and the University of Santo Tomas (Manila). Promoter of Ongoing Formation, Dominican Province of Our Lady of the Rosary.

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: February 14, 2000

Appointment end: February 14, 2015

 
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Gormally

Luke

Director Emeritus (1981-2000), The Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics, London (now The Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford), England. Senior Research Fellow, The Linacre Centre, and Research Professor, Ave Maria School of Law, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A. (2001-2007).

Nationality: British

Appointed: July 2, 2001

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Grzegocki

Mieczyslaw

Head of Medical Physiology Department, Lviv National Medical University

Nationality: Ukrainian

Appointed: November 14, 2001

Appointment end: December 31, 2017

 
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Grześkowiak

Alicja

Professor Emeritus of Criminal Law, Catholic University “John Paul II”, Lublin
Professor KPSW in Bydgoszcz.

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: March 4, 2002

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Guerra López

Rodrigo

General Director, Center for Advanced Social Research, Santiago de Querétaro

Nationality: Mexican

Appointed: March 2, 2006

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Gutierrez

José Guillermo

Officer, Pontifical Council for the Family, Vatican City

Nationality: Mexican

Appointed: February 27, 2004

Appointment end: February 27, 2015

 
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Haldane

John

Director of Departments of Philosophy, University of St Andrews, Saint Andrews (UK)

Nationality: British

Appointed: September 26, 2014

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Herranz

Gonzalo

Professor Emeritus, Department of Biomedical Humanities, School of Medicine, University of Navarra

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Hilgers

Thomas William

Director, Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction, Omaha

Nationality: USA

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Hogan

Frances Xavier

Practicing Attorney with Lyne, Woodworth & Evarts LLP

Nationality: USA

Appointed: November 27, 1996

Appointment end: November 30, -0001

 
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Hong

Young Seon

Professor, Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, the Catholic University of Korea

Nationality: Korean

Appointed: April 20, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Honings

Bonifacio

O.C.D.

Professor Emeritus of Moral Theology, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome

Nationality: Dutch

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Höver

Gerhard

Professor of Moral Theology, Seminary for Moral Theology, Department of Roman Catholic Theology, University of Bonn

Nationality: German

Appointed: September 30, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Iglesias-Rozas

Teresa

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin

Nationality: Irish/Spanish

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: September 26, 2014

 
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Isobe

Tetsu

Professor of Administrative Law, Keio University, Tokyo

Nationality: Japanese

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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John

Ponnezhathu Sebastian

Prof. & Head, Department of Orthopaedics, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Science & Research, Thiruvalla, Kerala and Former Prof. Head, Department of Orthopaedics, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Nationality: Indian

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Kabore

Etienne

Head, ‘Cabinet Médical Sainte Marie Bernadette’, Ouagadougou
President Emeritus 'Centre médical Paul VI'

Nationality: Burkina Faso

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Prof.

Kaczor

Christopher

Professor of Philosophy at the Loyola Marymount University

Nationality: USA

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Kenner

Lukas

Professor of Molecular Pathology, Medical University, Wien

Nationality: Austrian

Appointed: February 26, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Keown

John

Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Christian Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Nationality: British

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Kerdelhue

Bernard

Director of Research, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris, FRANCE Adjunct Research Professor, Dept Ob/Gyn, Estern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk,USA.

Nationality: French

Appointed: December 18, 1997

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Lé Mené

Jean-Marie

President, Fondation Jérôme Lejeune, Paris

Nationality: French

Appointed: October 1, 2009

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Lebech

Anne Mette Maria

Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, National University of Ireland

Nationality: Danish

Appointed: November 27, 1996

Appointment end: November 30, -0001

 
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Leddy

Jennifer

Private Practicioner of Law

Nationality: Canadian

Appointed: April 28, 1997

Appointment end: April 28, 2012

 
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Rev.

Lee

Dong-Ik

Chairman and Ceo, Catholic Medical Center, Prof. Emeritus of Catholic University of Korea. Secretary of Bioethics Committee of Catholic Bishop's Conference of Korea.

Nationality: South Korean

Appointed: February 27, 1999

Appointment end: February 27, 2015

 
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Lejeune

Birthe

Vice-President of the “Jérôme Lejeune” Foundation, Paris

Nationality: French

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Lejeune

Alain

Honorary Professor of Deontology and Pharmaceutical Legislation, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium Member of the Académie Nationale de Pharmacie (France)

Nationality: Belgian

Appointed: December 18, 1997

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Leonardi

Matilde

Neurologist, Scientific Directorate, I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: September 30, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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López-Ibor Aliño

Blanca

Department Head Pediatric Oncology. Hospital Madrid Monteprincipe

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: September 27, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Lucas Lucas

Ramón

L.C.

Professor of Philosophical Anthropology and Bioethics, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 4, 1998

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Lugo

Elena

Visiting Professor at the University CAECE; also at the Catholic University of Argentina , Member of the Institutional Ethics Committee - National Academy of Medicine, Clinical Ethics Consultantat Inmaculate Conception Hospital (Puerto Rico) Director, Fr. J. Kentenich Bioethics Commission, Schoenstatt Secular Institute, Buenos Aires Author of 6 books on Bioethics

Nationality: USA

Appointed: May 22, 2000

Appointment end: November 30, -0001

 
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Luts

Ivan

Director, Medical College of Post Graduated Education, Lviv

Nationality: Ukrainian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Lütz

Manfred

Head Physician, Alexanier Infirmary, Cologne-Porz

Nationality: German

Appointed: June 28, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Machino

Saku

Professor of Law, Sophia University Institute of Bioethics

Nationality: Japanese

Appointed: February 27, 1999

Appointment end: February 27, 2015

 
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Maeurer

Mark

Professor of Clinical Immunology, Head of the Division of Therapeutic Immunology (TIM), LabMed and MTC, Karolinska Institute and CAST (Center for Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation), Stockholm, Sweden

Nationality: Swedish and German

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Mancuso

Salvatore

Gynecologist, President of the Ethics Committee, Policlinico “A. Gemelli”, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: November 30, -0001

 
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Manzanera

Miguel

Director, Bioethics Institute, Catholic Bolivian University

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Rev.

Mattheeuws

Alain

S.J.

Professor of Moral and Sacramental Theology, Faculty of Theology of the Company of Jesus (IET), Bruxelles

Nationality: Belgian

Appointed: April 30, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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McGuckin

Colin

President, Cell Therapy Research Institute, Lyon

Nationality: British

Appointed: March 19, 2009

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Mémeteau

Gérard

Professor of Civil Law and Forensic Medicine, University of Poitiers

Nationality: French

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Rev.

Mfitzsche

Mika

Professor of Ethics, Catholic University of Democratic Republic of Congo

Nationality: Congolese

Appointed: May 9, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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H.E. Msgr.

Nlandu Mayi

Daniel

President, Board of Directors of the “Service Central Education à la Vie”, Kinshasa

Nationality: Congolese

Appointed: October 13, 2006

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Obiglio

Hugo

Vice President and Director, National Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of Argentina

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Ordoqui

Gustavo

Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Uruguay

Nationality: Uruguayan

Appointed: May 9, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Palazzani

Laura

Full Professor, Faculty of Law, Libera Università Maria Ss. Assunta (“LUMSA”), Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 8, 2008

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Pavone

Frank

National Director of “Priests for Life”, Staten Island

Nationality: Italy/USA

Appointed: March 25, 2010

Appointment end: March 25, 2015

 
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Petraglia

Felice

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Siena

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Petrini

Carlo

Head of the Bioethics Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italian National Institute of Health)

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Pineda

Rafael Luis

Profesor de Ginecología, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario; Miembro de la Academia Nacional de Medicina de Buenos Aires Consultor del Departamento de Bioética, Facultad de Ciencias Biomédicas de la Universidad Austral

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: May 9, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Poltawska

Wanda

Retired Lecturer on Theology, Pontifical Theological Academy, Krakow

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Postigo Solana

Elena

Profesora Adjunta de Antropología y Bioética. Universidad Francisco de Vitoria. Departamento de Formación Humanística Secretaria Generale di AEBI (Asociación Española de Bioética y Ética Médica)

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: September 20, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Preziosi

Paolo

Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: October 17, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Rev.

Pulinchuvattil

Abraham

Director, Pope John Paul II Institute of Counseling and Bioethics, Kozhikode

Nationality: Indian

Appointed: March 2, 2006

Appointment end: March 2, 2016

 
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Raymakers

John Anthony

Secretary-treasurer of the Foundation for Medical Ethics

Nationality: Dutch

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
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Reiter

Johannes

Professor of Moral Theology, Seminar für Moraltheologie, Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät, Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz

Nationality: German

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
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Rev.

Requena Meana

Pablo

Associate Professor of Bioethics
Faculty of Theology
Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
Rome

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: March 3, 2016

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Rethorė

Marie-Odile

Physician at the Institute “Jérôme Lejeune”, Paris

Nationality: French

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Rev.

Revello

Rubén

Director of the lnstituto de Bioética, Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Nationality: Argentinian

Appointed: September 26, 2014

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Msgr.

Rodríguez Luño

Angel

Professor of Fundamental Moral Theology, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: June 28, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Sr.

Rollet

Marie-Luc

Vice-President of the “St. Vincent de Paul” Clinic, Bourgoin-Jallieu

Nationality: French

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Rozario

Raymond

Executive Secretary of Caritas Pakistan

Nationality: Pakistani

Appointed: November 27, 1996

Appointment end: November 27, 2011

 
^

Rev.

Russo

Giovanni

S.D.B.

Director of the Higher School of Bioethics and Sexuality, Messina

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: March 2, 2006

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Sacchini

Dario

Assistant Professor
Institute of Bioethics
Faculty of Medicine
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: March 3, 2016

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Sahm

Stephan

Medical Director, Medical Clinic I, Ketteler Medical Centre, Offenbach (Germany)and Assistant Professor (Privatdozent) Institute of History and Ethics in Medicine, Goethe University Frankfurt

Nationality: German

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Sapin

Emmanuel

Chief of the Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery, “Centre Hospitalier Universitaire”, Dijon

Nationality: French

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Schepens

Philippe

Medical Doctor, Professor Emeritus at the MEDO Institute, General Secretary, World Federation of Doctors Who Respect Human Life

Nationality: Belgian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Msgr.

Schooyans

Michael

Emeritus Professor of Theology, Louvain University

Nationality: Belgian

Appointed: July 21, 2001

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Schweidler

Walter

Professor of Philosophy, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany)

Nationality: German

Appointed: September 28, 2012

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Scolding

Neil James

Burden Professor of Clinical Neurosciences Director of the Burden Neurological Institute University of Bristol

Nationality: British

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Seifert

Josef Maria

Founding Rector and Full Professor (catedrático) of the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality Liechtenstein (1986-) and at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Santiago de Chile (2004-2012),and at the IAP-IFES, Spain (2011-)

Nationality: Austrian

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Serani Merlo

Alejandro

Director, Centro de Bioética, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: October 13, 2006

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Serrano

José Miguel

Member "Comité de Bioética de España" Member "Comisión de Garantías para la Donación y Utilización de Células y Tejidos Humanos. Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio de Economia y competividad."

Nationality: Spanish

Appointed: May 22, 2000

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

H.E. Card.

Sgreccia

Elio

Titular Bishop of Zama Minor
President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life (2005-2008)

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Shewmon

Daniel Alan

Chief of the Neurology Department, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar

Nationality: USA

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
^

H.E. Msgr.

Simard

Noël

Bishop of Valleyfield, QC, Canada

Nationality: Canadian

Appointed: February 23, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Rev.

Simpore

Jacques Koudoubi

Full Professor of Genetics and Molecular Biology; Doctor in Bioethics (PhD) and Doctor in Genetics (PhD); Rector of St Thomas d'Aquin University; Member of the Burkina Faso National Academy of Sciences; Member of the African Academy of Sciences; CERBA/LABIOGENE Director; Chairman of the Bioethics Committee of Burkina-Niger Episcopal Conference.

Nationality: Burkina Faso

Appointed: May 4, 1998

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Šipr

Kvetoslav

Professor of Community Medicine and Bioethics, Palacky University Faculty of Medicine, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Nationality: Czech

Appointed: July 11, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Snead

Carter

Professor of Law/University of Notre Dame Law School

Nationality: USA

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Soly

Kamwira

Preside della Facoltà di Scienze Farmaceutiche presso l’Università Cattolica del Graben

Nationality: Congolese

Appointed: September 27, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Spaemann

Robert

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilian University of München

Nationality: German

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Spagnolo

Antonio Gioacchino

Director, Institute of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Splendori

Franco

Professor of Health Services Programming and Organization, Tor Vergata University, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Šturma

Jaroslav

Professor at the Philosophical and Catholic Theological Faculty, Charles University, Prague

Nationality: Czech

Appointed: June 21, 2003

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Msgr.

Suaudeau

Jacques

Corresponding Member

Nationality: French

Appointed: September 27, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Sullivan

William

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Nationality: Canadian

Appointed: July 10, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Rev.

Szostek

Andrzej

Head of the Chair of Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, “John Paul II” Catholic University, Lublin

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: July 2, 2001

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Taboada

Paulina

Director, Center for Bioethics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: May 9, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Tarantino

Antonio

Professor of Philosophy of Law, University of Salento

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: February 28, 2002

Appointment end: November 30, -0001

 
^

Tarasco

Martha

Professor of Bioethics, Faculty of Bioethics, Anahuac University

Nationality: Mexican/Italian

Appointed: March 2, 2006

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Tejada

Edgar

Medical Director British American Hospital - Lima Peru
Professor of Bioethics: Universidad Católica Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo - Chiclayo Peru Magister Bioética y Biojurídica

Nationality: Peruvian

Appointed: February 23, 2004

Appointment end: February 23, 2015

 
^

Thiel

Marie-Jo

Professor, University of Strasbourg (France); Director of the European Centre for the Study and Teaching of Ethics (CEERE), University of Strasbourg.

Nationality: French

Appointed: March 5, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Thorn

Victoria

Founder, Project Rachel, Executive Director National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation & Healing, Inc.

Nationality: USA

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Tobin

Bernadette

Reader in Philosophy and Director of the Plunkett Centre for Ethics, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney (Australia)

Nationality: Australian

Appointed: September 26, 2014

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Dr.

Torres Padilla

Maria Elena

Group leader at the IGBMC, Strasbourg (France) Epigenetics and cell fate in early mammalian development, Directeur de Recherche (INSERM)

Nationality: Mexican

Appointed: September 11, 2015

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Trabucchi

Marco Mario

Professor, University of Rome, Tor Vergata

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: September 27, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Umiastowski

Jerzy

Chairman of the Independent Bioethical Commission for Biomedical Experiments, Gdansk

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: July 13, 1996

Appointment end: July 13, 2011

 
^

Van Ittersum

Franciscus

Associate Professor in Nephrology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

Nationality: Dutch

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Rev.

Vanderhaegen

Bert

Head of Chaplaincy at the Ghent University Hospital; Member and Secretary of the Hospital Ethics Committee and Research Ethics Committee of the General Hospital AZ Maria Middelares Gent (Belgium)

Nationality: Belgian

Appointed: September 26, 2014

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Vazquez

Odilón

Coordinator at the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Anahuac University, México Norte

Nationality: Mexican

Appointed: February 28, 2002

Appointment end: February 28, 2012

 
^

Ventura-Juncá

Patricio

Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: February 12, 2004

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Vial Correa

Juan de Dios

Professor at the Faculty of Biological Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life (1994-2004)

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Vigil

Pilar

Professor of Physiology, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, President Teen STAR International

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: February 27, 1999

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Villeda

Mauricio

Founder Member of “Provida”, Tegucigalpa

Nationality: Honduran

Appointed: April 28, 1997

Appointment end: April 28, 2012

 
^

Waldstein

Wolfgang

Emeritus Professor of Law, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome

Nationality: Austrian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Ward

Thomas

Retired family physician, Suffolk Family Practitioner Committee, the National Health Service

Nationality: British

Appointed: April 30, 2007

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Wiak

Krzysztof

Head of the Department of Criminal Law, Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

Nationality: Polish

Appointed: September 27, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Windsor

Nicholas

Nationality: British

Appointed: February 25, 2011

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Ybarnegaray

Jorge Enrique

Professore di Bioetica e di Etica Medica presso l'Universidad Catolica Boliviana SanPablo. Unidad Académica Santa Cruz. Bolivia

Nationality: Boliviano

Appointed: September 27, 2013

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Zamora Marín

René

Director, Juan Pablo II Centre for Bioethics, La Habana

Nationality: Cuban

Appointed: November 21, 2005

Appointment end: December 31, 2016

 
^

Zurak

Niko

Scientific Adviser, Medical School, University of Zagreb

Nationality: Croatian

Appointed: November 21, 2005

Appointment end: November 30, -0001