MS4 University Medical Center Utrecht Utrecht, Netherlands
Rosie Duivenbode is traveling to Chicago from the Netherlands. She has a bachelor degree in biomedical sciences and religious studies from University College Roosevelt. Currently, she is pursuing a joint medical and clinical research degree at the University Medical Center Utrecht. Rosie is grateful to combine her passion for both medicine and religious studies in her research, which focuses on the medical decision-making of Muslim patients and possibilities for Advance Care Planning. During her time at the Initiative of Islam and Medicine she hopes to acquire a solid understanding of the normative bioethical frameworks and further develop herself as an academic researcher. In addition to the academic piece she produced on female genital cutting, Rosie also wrote an op-ed reflecting on the language we use to discuss reproductive ethics which you can read here.