Pontifical Academy for Life


New President of the Mexican National Academy of Bioethics


Prof. Martha Tarasco, Corresponding member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has been nominated as the new President of the Mexican National Academy of Bioethics, which belongs to the Mexican Department of Health.

Prof. Tarasco received her medical degree from the Mexico City Anahuac University. She specializes in the Medicine of Human Communication; she completed Masters' degree in Bioethics at the Sacred Heart Catholic University of Rome and another Master in Clinical research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Prof. Tarasco received a Doctoral degree in Medical research from the University of Santiago di Compostela.

At the present, Tarasco is a professor of Bioethics at the Anahuac University.

She has been a Corresponding Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life since March 2006.

We offer Prof. Tarasco our most sincere congratulations and best wishes for her new mission!