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Hannah Howard

Research Associate

Hannah Howard is a research associate with the Charlotte Lozier Institute. Prior to joining the CLI team, Hannah was a fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal where her latest research focused on the relationship between culture, technology, and end-of-life care. Additionally, Hannah interned and worked as a research assistant in the Center for Health Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation; her research at Heritage focused on policy and ethics in end-of-life care, as well as bioethical issues, legislation, and health policy.

Hannah holds an MS in bioethics from the University of Mary, a graduate certificate in health care ethics from the National Catholic Bioethics Center, and a BA in liberal arts from Thomas More College of Liberal Arts. Hannah is originally from Boise, Idaho but currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.

Latest Research & News

  • Available Resources from the Charlotte Lozier Institute | May 22, 2019

    To view this list as a PDF, see: Available from the Charlotte Lozier Institute   Last updated May 22, 2019.        Special Websites   www.stemcellresearchfacts.org.  This website includes new videos on therapies and cures using ethical sources of stem cells, blogs on current topics, and a search engine for ethical stem cell research […]

  • AMA Affirms the Physician’s Role as Healer, Rejects Physician-Assisted Suicide | June 11, 2019

    “Physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer, would be difficult or impossible to control, and would pose serious societal risks.” On June 10 the American Medical Association (AMA) voted 360-190 to affirm Report 2 of The Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA 2), a nuanced report that ultimately favors maintaining […]

  • New Jersey Legalizes Physician-Assisted Suicide, New York Could Follow | May 13, 2019

    The 2019 legislative session has been a busy time for physician-assisted suicide activists and their adversaries. In the first three and a half months of 2019 alone, 20 states introduced legislation to legalize or expand physician-assisted suicide. Of those states, 11 defeated legislation and one, New Jersey, legalized assisted suicide. Nine states still have active […]

  • Physician-Assisted Suicide Legislation Heads to the Maryland Senate | March 26, 2019

    A committee of the Maryland Senate voted 8-3 on March 22 to send an assisted suicide bill to the floor of the Senate for a vote.  If approved by the Senate, the legislation, called the End-of-Life Option Act, would make it legal for adults to end their lives via a lethal dose of prescription drugs […]

  • Updates on 2019 Physician-Assisted Suicide Legislation | February 21, 2019

    On February 7 legislation to legalize physician-assisted suicide (PAS) advanced through the New Jersey Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee. Opponents of bill S 1072 called the hearing a “charade,” noting that of the six “highly influential” physicians slated to speak in opposition to the legislation, only two were able to speak. Further, […]

  • Irish Member of Parliament Dismissed Mental Health Impact of Abortion | December 18, 2018

    Recently Patricia Gaughran took to the internet to challenge Irish deputy Lisa Chambers TD, a member of the lower house of the Irish Parliament, on her statement that abortion regret is a “makey-uppy thing.” Chambers made the comment while railing against an amendment to the planned abortion law that would require “the relevant medical practitioner […]

  • U.K. Court Rules Against Participating in Assisted Suicide Case | July 2, 2018

      On June 27, Noel Conway, a 68-year-old man suffering from a motor neurone disease, was denied assisted suicide by the United Kingdom’s Court of Appeal. Conway, who uses a wheel chair and requires assistance for breathing, has reportedly described his illness as making him feel “entombed.” In October 2017, Mr. Conway requested the ability […]