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: 11     Go to:   

 
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Ambroise-Thomas

Pierre

Honorary President, National Medical Academy of France

Nationality: French

Appointed: March 2, 2006

Passed away: March 16, 2014

 
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Billings

Evelyn Livingston

Director, Ovulation Method Research and Reference Centre of Australia

Nationality: Australian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Passed away: February 16, 2013

 
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Bompiani

Adriano

Professor Emeritus of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: May 3, 1994

Passed away: June 18, 2013

 
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Cavanagh

Denis

Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of South Florida

Nationality: USA

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Passed away: July 24, 2012

 
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Gómez-Lobo

Alfonso

Ryan Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy, Georgetown University, Washington DC
Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Nationality: Chilean

Appointed: April 19, 2004

Passed away: December 31, 2011

 
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Hach

Petr

Professor Emeritus of Histology and Embryology, Charles University, Prague

Nationality: Czech

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Passed away: May 24, 2014

 
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Pellegrino

Edmund

Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Nationality: USA

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Passed away: June 13, 2013

 
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Rosales

Vicente

Professor of Medicine and Bioethics, University of Santo Tomás, Manila

Nationality: Philippine

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Passed away: June 18, 2012

 
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Serra

Angelo

S.J.

Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

Nationality: Italian

Appointed: June 28, 1996

Passed away: January 20, 2012

 
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Serrão

Daniel

Professor of Bioethics, Catholic University of Portugal

Personal Website: www.danielserrao.com

Nationality: Portuguese

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Passed away: January 8, 2017

 
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Vieira

Humberto Leal

Professor Emeritus of General Theory of Management, University of Brasilia, Ex-Consultant to the Pontifical Council for the Family

Nationality: Brazilian

Appointed: May 31, 1994

Passed away: September 22, 2015