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Thomas Sawyer, Ph.D., M.A.

Associate Scholar

Thomas Sawyer, Ph.D., M.A., is a scientist and bioethical writer. After graduate school, he started his own business, Goodscience Consulting, which provides scientific research, writing, and communications services to clients. During his doctoral studies within the Molecular and Cellular Biology program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Thomas gained expertise in structural biology and protein X-ray crystallography. He solved the crystal structure of a protein complex that has implications for the study of Fabry disease, a lysosomal storage disorder. Prior to this, he obtained a Master’s in Theology from Ave Maria University, where he studied the works of Saint Thomas Aquinas and Aristotle. Concurrently, he completed the National Catholic Bioethics Center certification program in healthcare ethics. Thomas has written academic theses integrating scientific and metaphysical principles that defend the human being at both the beginning and the end of life against the threats of abortion and euthanasia. He has several years of internship experience in the pharmaceutical industry in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Latest Research & News

  • The Effort to Reinterpret EMTALA to Mandate Abortions | November 8, 2022

    This is Issue 91 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: The Effort to Reinterpret EMTALA to Mandate Abortions   In an Executive Order of July 8, 2022, President Biden said his Administration would expand its effort to promote abortion as this “is essential to justice, equality, and our […]

  • ANALYSIS: After 9 Million Heartbeats, NPR Abortion Broadcast Leaves No Doubt About When Unborn Baby’s Life Ends | November 4, 2022

    Abortion Equipment Has 10 to 20 Times the Suction Power of a Household Vacuum   Washington, D.C. – NPR on Thursday broadcast heartbreaking audio of a recent abortion performed in Michigan on a mother who was 11 weeks pregnant.   While the reporter described the setting as “feeling like childbirth,” Dr. Ingrid Skop, an OB/GYN […]

  • Questions and Answers on Late-Term Abortion | May 16, 2022

    First published: February 2019 Last updated: May 16, 2022   To view this fact sheet as a PDF, see: Fact Sheet: Questions and Answers on Late-Term Abortion   What is a Late-Term Abortion?   “Late-term” abortion is an imprecise term, but under any “formal” definition offered or as accepted by the public at large late-term […]