Biology major's paper wins bioethics prize
Courtney Boeff ’08. Photo by Andy Ferron.

Biology major's paper wins bioethics prize

Senior Biology major Courtney Boeff has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Bioethics prize for the Penn Bioethics Journal’s Neuroethics Issue for her article, “The Ethical Considerations of Nootropic Drugs: Memory Boom or Drug Bust?”

An Antonian Honors Scholar, Boeff is a native of Eagan, Minnesota.

According to their website, the Penn Bioethics Journal is the nation's premier peer-reviewed undergraduate bioethics journal. The journal was established in spring, 2004 with the first issue published April 1, 2005 as part of the National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference hosted by Penn.

The journal's call for papers goes out internationally to professional journals and related websites.

The author must be an undergraduate student at a nationally accredited institution and must have a faculty member sponsor their submission.

By Julie Michener
April 2, 2008

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