Dr. Lucy Knouse, OCDS

Lucy A Knouse, OCDS is an Associate Professor at Holy Apostles College and Seminary teaching bioethics and Carmelite spirituality.  She has worked for many years in healthcare administration and clinical medicine and leveraged that medical work experience while obtaining a doctorate in bioethics.  Her 20 years of secular Carmelite formation work allows her share her a love of St Teresa of Avila, OCD and St John of the Cross, OCD and other Carmelite saints with her students as they grow in prayer and a deeper dedication to the Lord.

Education

  • Doctorate in Bioethics, Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University, Rome, Italy (2014)
  • License in Bioethics, Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University, Rome, Italy (2010)
  • Masters of Science in Health, University of N Florida, Jacksonville, FL (2005)
  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.

 

Sample Articles and Presentations

  • “In Vitro Fertilization – What Many Christians Fail to Consider – Part 1:  Framing the IVF Issue, Gamete Donation & Pre-implantation Screening”, 2017.
  • “In Vitro Fertilization – What Many Christians Fail to Consider – Part 2:  Embryo Donation, Surrogate Motherhood & Genetic Engineering”, 2017.
  • “Christian End-of-Life Ethics:  Preparing for Eternal Beatitude”, 2017.
  • Publication: “Living the Fullness of Married Love”, 2016.
  • Presentation for Legatus: “The Will to Live and the Ethic of Dying in America”.
  • Presentation for various groups:  “IVF, Stem Cell Research, and Cloning”.  Variations of this presentation given over a period of 6 years to various audiences, 2010-2016.
  • Presentation for various groups: “The Coda:  How end-of-life can change the meaning of one’s whole life story”.  Variations of this presentation given over a period of 6 years to various audiences, 2010-2016.
  • The Implications of Wrongful Birth Lawsuits on the Social Fabric of American Life, IF Press, Rome Italy, 2014.
  • Presentation to the ethics arm of The United Nations (UNESCO) entitled:  Health Care Law and Defensive Medicine, 2013.
  • Published in Group Practice Journal, “The Implications of Electronic Health Data Exchanges for Medical Groups”, 2005.

 

 

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