B.A. Philosophy University of Virginia
M.A. Bioethics New York University, 2011
Areas of Research/Interest:
Clinical ethics, human subjects protections in biomedical research, healthcare policy and the equitable dissemination of resources, modern applications of Aristotelian ethics, moral objectivism, love as a moral concept.
After growing up in East Brunswick New Jersey, Bukky headed south for her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia. Motivated by altruism and a fascination for human biology, she decided medical school would be her ultimate goal. But after taking a course in Theology, Ethics, and Medicine with James Childress, the crucial role of moral philosophy and ethics in medicine became evident for the first time. In 2010, Bukky graduated with a BA in Philosophy with specific concentration in bioethics. That Fall, she matriculated into NYU’s MA programs in Clinical and Environmental Ethics. Bukky’s post-graduate work (as she applies to medical school) is in the field of biomedical ethics. At the Biomedical Research Institute at the world renowned Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston MA, she works directly under Dr. Elizabeth Woods Karlson assisting in the writing, streamlining, and facilitating of Dr. Karlson’s research in Rhematology, Genetics, and Epidemiology.
New York University-GSAS Travel Grant Fall 2011
Conferences & Presentations
2012 Medical Ethics Case Symposium, Duke University
Presidential Commission for the Study of Ethical Issues, Fall 2011
Bioethicist, Rheumotologic and Genetics Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA