Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor

Catholic Healthcare and American Culture Panel


Chief, Ethics Consultation Service, and Clinical Ethicist, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics

Monday, June 10
Dr. Claudia R. Sotomayor is the Chief of the Clinical Ethics Consultation service of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, and an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at GUMC. She holds a Medical Degree from Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, in Chihuahua, Mexico, a Masters Degree in Bioethics from Anahuac University, and a Doctorate in Bioethics from Loyola University in Chicago, Il, USA. Claudia also completed a fellowship in Clinical Bioethics at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. She has been a Research Scholar for UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights since 2012, where she has worked in the area of Multiculturalism, Bioethics and Religion. She is member of the Theology and Ethics Advisory Council of the Catholic Healthcare Association (CHA), and member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). She is particularly interested in the intersection between values, cultures, religions, and the decision-making process in a healthcare setting.